Rolling Thunder DC May 24-26,2013
Rolling Thunder is an annual motorcycle rally that is held in Washington, DC during the Memorial Day weekend to call for the government’s recognition and protection of Prisoners of War (POWs) and those Missing in Action (MIAs). The tribute to American war heroes started out in 1988 with 2,500 participants. Now approximately 900,000 participants and spectators are involved with this annual demonstration in Washington, DC. Rolling Thunder celebrates its 25th anniversary this year with expanded programming.
2013 Rolling Thunder Memorial Day Schedule
Friday, May 24, 2013
Candlelight Vigil – 9:00 p.m.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington, DC
Saturday, May 25, 2013
Wreathlaying Ceremony – 11:00 a.m.
U.S. Navy Memorial
701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC (On the Plaza)
Saluting Our Troops – Schedule to Be Announced
Henry Bacon Dr. and Constitution Ave.
The Stage is just north of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington, DC
Sunday, May 26, 2013
Rolling Thunder will assemble at the Pentagon Parking Lot – 7:00 a.m. – Noon.
Departure To Washington, DC – Noon