Tuesday, April 29, 2014

American Cold War Veterans Convention with USS Liberty Veterans

Update: See changes made in RED

There will be a $25.00 charge for the lunch on Saturday that follows the
membership meeting. 

We have made some changes this year for our Annual Meeting and Commemoration. This 
year it will be  held June 6-8 in Washington, DC

 We will lay a wreath at the Victims of Communism Memorial in honor of all those who suffered and 
died during the long struggle under the Communist regime.

We will also be joining with the USS Liberty Veterans Association in their 
Memorial Service for those lost during the attack on the USS Liberty on June 8, 1967.

American Cold War Veterans Annual Meeting and Commemoration-06-08 June 2014
USS Liberty Veterans Association Commemoration

Business meetings, luncheon and address to be held at the Rosslyn Holiday Inn, 
1900 Fort Myer Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22209.
A special room rate of $89.00 is available to conferees. For those who wish to arrive
 early the room rate has been extended
it is now available from June 5 thru June 8 (with checkout June 9 at 12PM)

Please contact the hotel direct at (703) 807-2000 for reservations.  Mention that you 
are with the American Cold War Veterans
 If asked the block code is ACW
The hotel contact Ms. Melanie Smith may be reached by e-mail at 

Friday, June 06, 2014
9:00 am-12:00 pm
12:00 pm-1:00 pm
1:30 pm-2:00 pm
3:00 pm-7:00 pm
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Congressional Visits
Wreath-Laying: Victims of Communism Memorial
Registration and Check-In at Holiday Inn Rosslyn
Dinner (on your own)

Saturday, June 07, 2014
7:30 am to 8:00 am
8:00 am to 10:00 am
Opening of ACWV Business Meeting 
10:00 am to 10:30 am
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
ACWV Business Meeting Continues
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Lunch-Speaker (tentative): Marion Smith, Executive Dir.
Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation
1:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Transit to Arlington Cemetery Cold War Commemoration; 
USS Liberty Commemoration
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Arlington Cemetery Cold War Commemoration; 
USS Liberty Commemoration
4:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Transit to Holiday Inn Rosslyn
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Informal Social Hour Followed by Dinner-TBD

Sunday, June 08, 2014
7:30 am to 9:30 am
Breakfast and Religious Observance
9:30 am to 10:15 am
Transit to US Navy Memorial
10:00 am to 10:30 am
11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Commemoration of the USS Liberty and Wreath-Laying-
U.S. Navy Memorial
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Check Out-Holiday Inn Rosslyn

cnalls@canonlaw.org; 202-262-5519

We hope to see you there. If you plan to attend please advise Fr. Charles Nalls cnalls@cannonlaw.org, Frank Tims ftims@aol.com, Al Lepine
ajlepine@roadrunner.com or myself Jerry Terwilliger jerterw@hotmail.com

--- Jerald Terwilliger Chairman American Cold War Veterans "We Remember" ---------------- "And so the greatest of American triumphs... became a peculiarly joyless victory. We had won the Cold War, but there would be no parades." -- Robert M. Gates, 1996