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Local Events and Happenings

Rolling Thunder 2017, Motorcycle Rally, Washington, DC

Date Time Event
May 26, 2017 9:00 p.m. EST Candlelight Vigil
May 27, 2017 11:00 a.m. EST Wreath Laying Ceremony
May 28, 2017 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST Rolling Thunder

*See website details for event locations.

This Memorial Day Weekend we invite Veterans and their families to the Rolling Thunder annual motorcycle rally in Washington, DC for a multi-day event.

This event promotes the recognition and protection of Prisoners of War (POWs) and those Missing in Action (MIAs).

This tribute to our American war heroes started in 1988 with 2,500 participants and has since grown to approximately 900,000 participants and supporters.

Show your support in Washington DC this Memorial Day Weekend!

Visit the Rolling Thunder website for complete details.

Expected Participants: Veterans, dependents, the public

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