April 26, 2015
Join us for a commemoration of Operation Frequent Wind and the Vietnamese culture, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The USS Midway rescued more than 3,000 refugees on April 30, 1975 during Operation Frequent Wind. A special ceremony will be held, 12 noon to 2 p.m., featuring Vietnamese entertainment, both national anthems, flag-raising, wreath ceremony, special refugee speakers, the 1975 USS Midway captain, Larry Chambers and the 1975 USS Midway air boss, Vern Jumper, sharing their personal stories and recognition of 1975 refugees and 1975 USS Midway crewmembers in attendance. Regular museum admission applies, with the ceremony and activities included. This is a great opportunity to meet refugees and many USS Midway sailors & officers.
10:00am to 3:00 pm
Wreath Ceremony: 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm