Armed Forces Day Observance

Strom Thurmond BLVD

Columbia, SC 29207


Phone: (803) 751-7650

City: Columbia

Region: Midlands

Armed Forces Day Observance

Arned Forces Day was created in 1949 to educate and expand civilian understanding of all American military forces. Friday, the commanding general will host a golf tournament. Saturday will begin with an opening ceremony and guest speakers, followed by military demonstrations, static displays, and games, such as a truck pull, tug-o-war, and tire roll. Highlights include Silver Wings Parachute Team performance, military working dog demonstration, concert by the 282nd Army "Victory" Band, and free recent-run military movies in the theatre.

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