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Free Admission on Memorial Day, May 25

MARINE CORPS GENERAL DANIEL YOO AND REP. ED ROYCE TO​ ​SPEAK​ ​AT NIXON LIBRARY MEMORIAL DAY COMMEMORATION

Free Admission to the Nixon Library All Day

WHEN: 
Monday, May 25, 2015
11 AM Wreath Laying
1 PM East Room Ceremony
3:30 PM Placentia Symphonic Band Concert

WHERE:
Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
18001 Yorba Linda Blvd.
Yorba Linda, California 92886

WHAT:
The public is invited to special observance programs at the Nixon Library in honor of Memorial Day. Admission to the museum is free to the public from 10 AM to 5 PM.

11 AM: U.S. Marines will participate in a wreath laying ceremony at the memorial sites of President and Mrs. Nixon. The program will include a formal Presentation of the Colors, 21-Gun Salute, performances by the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Band and a wreath laying and brief remarks by USMC Major General (Ret.) Melvin Spiese.

1 PM: Observance ceremony featuring remarks by USMC Brigadier General Daniel Yoo and Rep. Ed Royce (Chairman, House Committee on Foreign Affairs). The program will be held in the replica of the White House East Room.

3:30 PM: Spectacular concert by the renowned 90-member Placentia Symphonic Band.

Speaker Bios:

Daniel Yoo is a U.S. Marine Corps brigadier general and deputy commanding general of the 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton. In 2014, he was commander of Regional Command (Southwest) and commanding general of the Marine Expeditionary Brigade in Afghanistan.

U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R) serves California's 39th Congressional District, based in Orange, Los Angeles, and San Bernardino Counties.

Melvin Spiese retired as a major general in 2013 after 36 years of service in the U.S. Marine Corps. He last served as deputy commanding general of I Marine Expeditionary Force.

CONTACT:

Joe Lopez
Richard Nixon Foundation
joe@nixonfoundation.org, 714-364-1147

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