The Beirut Memorial Ruck, open to 300 participants, will begin at the Jacksonville Beirut Memorial and travel along the greenway to Camp Lejeune’s Main gate and back to the Memorial. This route parallels the original memorial trees originally planted in honor of the fallen. The ruck is 10.23 miles, representing the month and day of the bombing. Participants are encouraged to carry a weighted pack though it is not mandatory; the participation fee is $35.

Indiana Service Members Killed in Beirut Memorial Dedication

When: September 21, 2019 at noon

Where: HWY 49 and Porter Ave.  Chesterton, Indiana.  

Reception immediately following at the American Legion Post 170 at 798 Wabash Ave. Chesterton, Indiana.

The 22nd Connecticut Beirut Memorial Ceremony will be held on Saturday October 12th 2019 at the All Wars Memorial 715 Bantam Rd Bantam, Connecticut. The Ceremony will begin between 1200-1300. There will be a gathering after at the Morgan Weir American Legion Post #27 418 Bantam Rd Litchfield CT.

If you need additional information, contact Dave Seelye at [email protected]

The Beirut Memorial in Struthers Ohio will take place on October 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm.  The memorial will take place at the Peacekeepers Memorial near Hamilton Lake on Poland Ave. at Hamilton Blvd. and Fifth St.

 

Friday October 4th through Sunday October 6th.
Holiday Inn - rooms under Fall Veterans Memorial or BVA/Beirut Veterans
Address7701 Reynolds Rd, Mentor, OH 44060
Smokers: Studio 6, next door.
Address7677 Reynolds Rd, Mentor, OH 44060

Itinerary:

Friday evening.  Arrival. Likely subs, wings and pizza in the reserved Parker Conference Room.  
Saturday.  Memorial is at the Mentor Civic Center at 1215.  Immediately following, Beirut Veterans convoy to Cpl. David Daugherty Park for a Remembrance of Sgt. Manny Cox's Squad of 8 KIA.
All will return to Gunny's Hall, Col. Justice Chambers Detachment 555 of the Marine Corps League for chow.
Rest & Relaxation.
Dinner will likely be Smoky Bones in the Parker Room with more stories and camaraderie, possibly with libations present..