Nov 8

Salute to the Troops Day

Category: Memorials, Places to Visit, Sims Worth Exploring by Stone Culdesac

From a Notecard, and hand in hand with the The Wall sim recreating the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Wall.

Salute to the Troops Day, Saturday, Nov 17

To All Military Personnel in Second Life:

The town of Steelhead will be hosting a Salute to the Troops Day on Saturday, November 17.

This event will include parades, military reviews, military history presentations, remembrance ceremonies, and a military ball.

The schedule of events is below.

We are looking for infantry units and personnel and any other military personnel to participate in the traditional marching parade and review early in the afternoon.

We are also looking for cavalry, dragoons, hussars, and other mounted personnel to participate in a parade of equestrian units and review, later that afternoon.

In addition, we plan to host small military displays or campsites from all eras at various sites in the sim. Single soldiers or small groups of unit representatives will be welcome to showcase their affiliations all or part of the day.

To become part of this event, complete the separate Salute to the Troops Registration Form Notecard and drop it in Hawc Decosta’s inventory by Saturday, November 10, 2007.

Participation reservations and parade marching order will be handled on a first come, first served basis.

For questions, IM Hawc Decosta or Dominic Ruffo.

Hawc Decosta, Steelhead Citizen
U.S. Cavalry Trooper, Dodge City

Dominic Ruffo, Steelhead Citizen
Old Glory Sutlery

Salute to the Troops Day

Saturday, Nov 17

Veterans Appreciation Event
Honoring Gettysburg, WWI Armistice Day, and All Soldiers From All Eras!

10:30AM - 6:30PM - Representative small military displays/campsites (various sites in the sim)

11AM - Armistice Day/Veterans Day Ceremony - Presentation.

1PM - Gettysburg Address Remembrance Day Ceremony - Presentation.

3PM - Infantry Parade and Review.

4:30PM - Cavalry Parade and Review.

6PM - Horse race around Steelhead Sim.

7PM - Military Ball.

Second Life URL.

Registration Form For Military Participation:

Military Unit Name:_____________________________________________

Unit Commander:_______________________________________________

Unit Point of Contact:____________________________________________

Type of Participation:

Small Military Display / Campsite [ ]
10:30AM – 6:30PM SLT(Some or all or the day.)

- Planned Number of Personnel:______

- Number prims for display/campsite: _______
(Maximum 500)

Infantry / Traditional Marching Parade/Review [ ]

- Planned Number of Participants:_____

Cavalry Parade/Review [ ] Planned Number of Riders: _________________
4:30PM SLT

Horse Race [ ] Planned Number of Riders: _________________________

To become part of this event, complete this Salute to the Troops Registration Form Notecard and drop it in Hawc Decosta’s inventory by Saturday, November 10, 2007.

For questions, IM Hawc Decosta.

Second Life URL.

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