17th Annual Veteran’s Day Military Ball
Featuring special guest and keynote speaker Colonel John Fer, live music, a dance exhibition, and dinner.
When: Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, 5 p.m.
Where: Fess Parker's DoubleTree Resort, 633 E. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara
Age limit: Not available
Categories: Special Events
The 17th annual Veteran’s Day Military Ball is the third of four exciting events for the weekend. This is the 236th anniversary of the formation of the U.S. Marine Corp.
Special Guest & Keynote Speaker: Colonel John Fer, USAF, Retired POW in Hanoi Hilton 1967-73, Silver Star, Bronze Star, 2 Legion of Merit Medals, 2 Defense Superior Service Medals, Distinguished Flying Cross and the Prisoner of War Medal
With Co-Recipients of “The Greatest Generation Award 2012” Santa Barbara residents:
Sgt. Major Robert Forties, US Army 82nd Air Borne WWII and the 14th Armored Division in Korea Silver Star, Bronze Star, Five Purple Hearts and more.
Pvt. Arthur Petersen, US Army 101st Air Borne, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Foxtrot Company Bronze Star and Purple Heart.
Event posted Oct. 11, 2012
Last updated Oct. 11, 2012