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Heroes Among Us Event
February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
February 23, 2019 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
“Heroes Among Us” is a free event that highlights resources available for Veterans and Active Duty Service Members and their family members. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from federal, state and nonprofit organizations. There will be informative talks, service dog demonstrations, and a free yoga class!
Visitors will also have the opportunity to take a “behind-the-scenes” tour of future galleries that showcase Marine Corps history from 1976 to 2015.
Sgt. Dakota Meyer
Medal of Honor Recipient
Hiring Our Heroes Ambassador
Medal of Honor Theater
Due to high interest in Dakota’s speech, the Museum is requiring visitors to RSVP for seating:
RESERVE YOUR SPOT: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rsvp-required-medal-of-honor-recipient-sgt-dakota-meyer-speaker-heroes-among-us-event-tickets-55738634757
SEATING IS LIMITED!
Chef Andre Rush
Master Sergeant, US Army
Renowned U.S. Military Chef
2,222 push-ups a day for suicide awareness!
CDR Maurice A. Buford
U.S. Navy Chaplain
Buford’s topic will include the history of service members’ faith in battle and spiritual fitness.
The event is FREE and open to the public!
More details here: https://www.usmcmuseum.com/heroes-among-us.html
MEET WITH THE FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS:
DoD Warrior Care
Elizabeth Dole Foundation
MCB Quantico- Voluntary Education Center
MCCS Quantico – Transition Readiness
MCCS Quantico – Semper Fit Yoga
Marine Corps Heritage Foundation
Marine Corps League
US Marine Corps For Life
Military One Source
National Military Family Association
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society
Project Healing Waters: Walter Reed Program
Semper K9 Assistance Dogs
Student Veterans of America
USN Chaplains Corps
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Virginia Department of Veteran Services
Bravo Zulu Outdoors