- The Washington Times - Wednesday, November 11, 2009


11 a.m. - Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Annual Veterans Day observance ceremony. Contact: 202/393-0090.

11 a.m. - Veterans - Arlington National Cemetery annual national Veterans Day observance. The U.S. Army Military District of Washington will conduct an armed forces full-honors wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns, followed by an observance program hosted by the Department of Veterans Affairs in Arlington’s Memorial Amphitheater. Contact: 703/607-8576.

(Corrected paragraph:) 2 p.m. - Service - Service Nation launches “Mission Serve” to “forge a continuum of service, networking civilian and military service organizations.” Speakers: Alma Powell, America’s Promise Alliance; Sway Calloway, MTV News; Nicola Goren, Corporation for National and Community Service; volunteers and servicemen and servicewomen. Contact: Elizabeth Wilner, 202/236-3671. Location: GWU, Marvin Center, Lisner Auditorium, 21st and H St. NW.

3 p.m. - Women’s Memorial - Retired Navy Rear Adm. Kathleen Martin delivers keynote address during the annual Women’s Memorial Veterans Day ceremony. The ceremony is one of three major observances in the D.C. area. Contact: 703/533-1155.

9:30 a.m. - Intelligence report - The Cultural Strategies Institute holds a news briefing to discuss a new report dealing with the mismatch between Western and terrorist strategies, based on more than six years of field experiments. Location: National Press Club. Contact: 301/869-9098.

1 p.m. - States’ finances - The Pew Center on the States holds a telephone briefing to release a report showing that some of the same pressures that have pushed California toward economic disaster are wreaking havoc in a number of other states, with potentially damaging consequences for the entire country. Contact: 202/552-2274.

Source: Associated Press

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