Our theme this year is Preserving the Legacy – “Bridging the Past with the Future: Connecting with Our Youth and Veterans through Community Services”.
TOGETHER, WE WITNESSED THE AWARDING OF THE CONGRESSIONAL GOLD MEDAL TO OUR MONTFORD POINTERS, A
MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENT AND LONG OVERDUE. T
HE C O M M I S S I O N I
N G O F THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SHIP
(USNS) MONTFORD POINT (MPL-1) THE NAVY’S PIER AT
SEA ; I T WILL BECOME THE
C ORE OF THE NAVY AND MARINE C O
R P S SEA-BASING CONCEPT. THIS VESSEL WILL
SUSTAIN THE FLEET AND HONOR OUR
RIGHT NOW, MORE THAN EVER, WHAT YOU AND I NEED TO DO, IS TO GET THIS MEMORIAL BUILT TO CARRY ON AND PRESERVE THE LEGACY OF THESE MEN.