Armed Forces Day

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  • Address: 9404 East Marginal Way South, Tukwila, WA 98108

Event Info

Join The Museum of Flight for Armed Forces Day with a day of special programs and film screenings honoring the United States military. Scheduled events: 1 to 2 p.m.: Armed Forces Flag Ceremony – Side Gallery 2 to 4 p.m.: "Stories of Courage" program featuring Capt. Brian Jordan, one of only two United States Marines to receive the British Distinguished Flying Cross since World War II. Capt. Jordan received the honor for his June 21, 2012 actions during a rescue operation while deployed in Afghanistan. 4 to 5:30 p.m.: Showing of the movie “4-4-43” followed by Q&A with writer of the movie – William M. Allen Theater. Narrated by decorated Vietnam veteran/Hollywood actor Capt. Dale Dye (USMC), the film is an epic, educational and entertaining true adventure tale of the only large-scale escape of U.S. prisoners-of-war in the Pacific Theater during World War II and their fight to tell their story to the world told through the eyes of the remarkable unknown hero – Col. Dyess, an aviation legend of the Pacific war – that was largely responsible for it all. An HD trailer of the film is available for viewing here: http://vimeo.com/82324903. 6 to 8 p.m.: Showing of film “Honor Flight” (www.honorflightthemovie.com) – William M. Allen Theater. Providence Hospice of Seattle presents a screening of the award-winning documentary Honor Flight. Honor Flight is a heartwarming documentary about four living World War II veterans and a Midwest community coming together to give them the trip of a lifetime to Washington, D.C. to visit the memorials built in their honor. FOR HONOR FLIGHT SCREENING ONLY: Seating is limited so please RSVP at WHV@Providence.org or 206.320.4000. Providence Hospice of Seattle is proud to present the screening as part of the We Honor Veterans program.