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Catalog Number ADBC 74th Anniversary
Object Name Album
Title ADBC 74th Anniversary Photo Album
Photographer Zachariah Zdinak
Description A Day of Remembrance:

Celebrating the memory of all those who served in the Pacific during World War II, in the Bataan Death March, at the American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor National Museum in Wellsburg, WV. On an unusually cold and snowy day, we remember those on the 74th Anniversary of the surrender, on April 9, 2016.

Program of the days events included:
0900 Hours-Presentation of Colors Weirton Marine Club
0915 Hours- Pledge of Allegiance/Star Spangle Banner by the 40 Plus Choir
0920 Hours Invocation by Jeff Cionni of the Wellsburg Elks
0930 Hours- Recognition of our many guests and dignitaries
0945 Hours- Remarks by the Preseident of the ADBC Board, Richard Lizza
0948 Hours- God Bless America/Country Roads by the 40 Plus Choir
1000 Hours- Recognition of Veterans by PT 2 James S. Brockman, USN
---Pfc. Byron C. Gordon, USMC 4th Marines, HQ Philippines
---Capt. Walter A. Linaberger Jr., Chaplains Corps USA ETO
---Cpl. Earl E. Loughner, Army Air Corps, Philippines
---Capt. Albert Magone, USA Combat Infantry, Philippines
---Capt. William Perilman, USA Medical Corps, Philippines
---Cpl. Houston E. Turner, USA Combat Infantry, Philippines
---Pfc. Andrew Virda, Army Air Corps, Philippines
---Pfc. John M. Zubay, USA Combat Engineers, Philippines
1045 Hours-Presentation by Doug Lilly, Ohio Valley Barbwire Chapter 1
1100 Hours-Taps, Salute and Wreath Laying behind library/museum
1115 Hours-View ADBC Museum then head to Elks Lodge for lunch
1200 Hours-Lunch

All-in-all despite the weather it was a fantastic day filled with shared memories of the loved adn lost. Thank you to these men above who served, as well as those who could not be there due to their untimely deaths or inability to make the trip.

See you next year for the 75th Anniversary!
Date April 9, 2016
Copyright Deed of Gift Zachariah Zdinak
Collection ADBC 74th Anniversary Photo Album
Caption Remembering the 74th Anniversary of the Bataan Death March/Surrender.
Accession number 110.00