Posted by: arbeam | October 23, 2014

Nov 11: Veterans Day Celebration 10:30 at Kitsap County Fairgrounds

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Come help us honor our veterans Tuesday November 11, 2014 at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds, Kitsap Sun Pavilion. The doors open at 9:00 AM and the ceremony begins at 10:30 AM. More than 40 veterans groups participate in the event.  Two dozen booths line the walls displaying vintage military vehicles, uniforms and other historic items. The ceremonies include the Bremerton High School Marching Band, bagpiper, colors presentation, bell-ringing, POW/MIA flag ceremony, Armed Forces medley, rifle salute and the playing of taps.

Our military co-host this year will be RDML Jeffrey Ruth, Commander, Navy Region Northwest. Guy Stitt, Bremerton-Olympic Peninsula Navy League Ambassador will be the other co-host.

First Sergeant Doug R. Pfeffer, USA, (Ret)  will be our Guest Speaker. Doug served a 24-year career with a Military Occupation Specialty of Forward Observer (13F). He deployed in support of Operation’s Iraqi and Enduring Freedom. Doug Pfeffer serves as the Chief Operating Officer for RallyPoint/6, a Non-Profit focused on helping Veterans in the South Puget Sound. RallyPoint/6 is where the service member, veteran or family member can get connected with community organizations that will assist in transition and reintegration into the civilian community. The support received includes an assessment of each individual’s situation and providing guidance to their transition. No service member, veteran or family member is charged for the support and services they receive at the RallyPoint.

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