Schedule of Activities, Hotels & Transportation

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

  • 7:00pm – 8:30pm
    Meet and Greet at Holiday Inn Express on Fort Leavenworth for 6888th Veterans and family members only

Thursday, November 29, 2018

(Shuttle service will run 2:00pm – 7:00pm from Holiday Inn Express to Richard Allen Cultural Center)

  • 12:30am – 1:30pm
    6888th Veterans Panel Discussion/Q&A @ Arnold Conference Room, Lewis & Clark Building

  • 4:00pm – 4:45pm
    6888th Veterans Meet Youth @ Richard Allen Cultural Center

  • 6:00pm – 7:00pm
    6888th Veterans reminiscing and recollecting & audio/video recording (6888th Veterans Only)

Friday, November 30, 2018

(News media interested in covering the event should contact Heather Welch at (913) 684-1723 or [email protected])

  • 9:40am
    Mini-parade, The One They Never Had, for 6888th Veterans travelling en route to Dedication Ceremony

  • 10:00am
    Arrive at Dedication Ceremony Location @ Frontier Chapel. Meet VIPs and position for ceremony

  • 10:30am – 11:45am
    Dedication Ceremony. Reception/Interview/Sign Autographs/Press Conference @ Frontier Chapel

  • 1:00pm – 5:00pm
    Return to the Hotel

  • 5:30pm – 7pm
    Devotional Service/Public Forum/Q&A/Reception @ Bethel A.M.E. Methodist Church

Saturday, December 1, 2018

  • Time – TBA
    Visit Black Baseball Hall of Fame and Jazz Museum (Optional)

  • 6888th Veterans and families begin going back home

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