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Sunday, June 9, 2013

Baker's Creek Commemoration


June 14 –70th Anniversary Ceremony honoring those who died at the Bakers Creek Air Crash, near Mackay, Australia. The US Army will sponsor the 2:00 pm ceremony at the memorial marker which is located on Joint base Myer – Henderson Hall., near Selfridge Gate. After the ceremony there will be a small reception at Spates Center, which is located near the memorial.
Prior to the ceremony at JBM-HH, Ambassador Beazley will sponsor a reception at the Embassy of Australia, between 11:30 am and 1:00pm, for the family, relatives and friends, of those died during the accident. The R&SL has been invited to the reception. Please let Dave Ward know whether you will be attending the reception at the Embassy (call 202-352-8550, or e-mail dmward1973 at gmail dot com).

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