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Date:
November 11, 2019
Time:
7:30 PM
Location:
Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Address:
300 N. Allen Drive
Allen, TX 75013
Contact:
214.509.4911
Cost:
Free
World War II flight instructor Lt. Commander J. Waymon Rose
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Veterans Day

Monday, November 11, 2019

World War II flight instructor Lt. Commander J. Waymon Rose and Sgt. Eugene Pugh share stories of their time during World War II and Vietnam. The Allen Community Band will also perform a medley of patriotic songs for the event. All veterans are encouraged to participate.

During the program, veterans will be invited to present the colors and stand when the theme song of their branch of service is played. 

Lt. Commander Rose trained over 800 pilots during World War Two, many of whom became aces.  After the war, Mr. Rose served another 19 years in the U.S. Air Force Reserves.

A Green Beret, Sgt. Pugh was assigned to MACVSOG the highly classified organization during the Vietnam war, also known as the widow making unit.  Sgt. Pugh is the author of Surrender Not An Option, a novel based upon his dangerous reconnaissance missions into Laos, Cambodia and North Vietnam.  Hear the harrowing saga of his venture into North Vietnam to rescue POWs.    

General Bernardo de Galvez Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will provide refreshments after the program.

Sponsored by Allen Public Library, VFW Armistice Memorial Post 2195, General Bernardo de Galvez Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and Allen Community Band, this program is free.