March 31, 2004
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The Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS)will host a celebratory Dinner-Dance evening honoring the Merchant Marine Veterans of World War II, the evening before the dedication of the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. on May 29, 2004.
The May 28, 2004, Dinner-Dance event will be held on MITAGS' campus in Linthicum Heights, Maryland, says an announcement from Executive Director Glen Paine The event is scheduled to begin at 6:00 PM, with music of the 1940s era being performed by The Radio King Orchestra at 7:00 PM.Ê Vice Admiral Gordon S. Holder (USN), Director of Logistics (J-4), Joint Chief of Staff--Pentagon, and former Director of the Military Sealift Command, will be the guest speaker.
MITAGS is currently offering a special overnight package for those wishing to attend. Go to the MITAGS website at www.mitags.org or contact the MITAGS reservations department toll free at (866) 900-3517. Please RSVP by Monday, May 3, 2004