Battle of Midway Commemoration Ceremony

By June 3, 2013 August 22nd, 2017 News

Monday, June 03, 2013  PRESS ADVISORY
‘BATTLE OF MIDWAY’ COMMEMORATION ABOARD USS LEXINGTON
NAS CORPUS CHRISTI, June 3, 2013 – The Coastal Bend Navy and Marines will commemorate ‘The Battle of Midway,’ aboard the USS Lexington, Tuesday, June 4, at 10 a.m. A joint gathering of NAS Corpus Christi, NAS Kingsville, the Chief of Naval Air Training (CNATRA), the Naval Health Clinic,  Marine Air Training Support Group-22, and Training Air Wing-4 personnel will honor the turning point of World War II, which took place off the island of Midway, during June 4-7, 1945. Rear Admiral Mark Leavitt, CNATRA will be the Guest Speaker. There will also be a wreath-laying from the USS Lexington to Corpus Christ Bay and a moment of silence for those who lost their lives during the battle.

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