Sunday 22 Oct. 2017
0900 …Dock St Penns Landing area. Cememony at the Beirut Memorial will take place at Veterans Memorial Park
Dock St, west of Columbus Blvd Philadelphia, PA http://www.beirut-memorial.org/
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At 0620 on Sunday 23 Oct,1983, a terrorist truck, laden with more than 2,000lbs. of explosives, crashed through the Marine defenses in Beirut; exploding and destroying the 4 story barracks of Blt. 1/8 hdqs , killing 218 Marines and wounding 68. Also, there were 18 Naval personnel who died. Let us never forget the devastating price they paid in the quest for peace. !!!