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Schedule of Events

 

Thursday, March 19, 2015

 

§  Bell Gym Closed For Billeting (Bldg 286), 1 pm through 10 am on March 23, 2015 for the 26th Annual Bataan Memorial Death March participants. First come, first serve.

 

Friday, March 20, 2015

 

§  Bataan In-Processing at Youth Services (Bldg. 1318), 9 am - 9 pm. All personnel participating in the 26th Annual Bataan Memorial Death March are invited to pick up their Bataan In-Processing Packets.

 

§ Blues and BBQ Dinner at the Frontier Club (Bldg. 1330), 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm.

 

§  Movie at the Post Theater (Bldg. 254).

 

Saturday, March 21, 2015

 

§  Marchers Breakfast Special at the Bowling Center (Bldg 284), 6:30 am - 10 am. 

 

§  Breakfast Buffet at the Frontier Club (Bldg 1330), 6:30 am - 10:30 am.  $8.50 per person.

 

§  Bataan In-Processing at Youth Services (Bldg. 1318), 9 am - 9 pm. All personnel participating in the 26th Annual Bataan Memorial Death March are invited to pick up their Bataan In-Processing Packets.

 

§  Marchers Lunch Special at the Bowling Center (Bldg 284), 10 am – 3 pm.

 

§  New Mexico Descendants Group Meeting at the Post Theatre (Bldg 254), 12 noon - 1 pm.

 

§  American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor Descendants Group, National Organization Meeting at the PDC (Bldg 465), 12:00 - 1:30 pm.

 

§  Bataan Historical Seminar at the Post Theater (Bldg 254), 2:30 pm. This seminar, conducted by New Mexico State University (NMSU), covers the deployment of the NM National Guard to the Philippines, the battle for the Philippines and the Fall of Bataan. This seminar also provides historical information on the Bataan Death March and the POW Camps and the repatriation of Prisoner of War (POW) back to America. There is no charge.

 

§  Meet the Bataan POWs at the Professional Development Center (Bldg 465), 3:30 pm - 5 pm. Come to the Professional Development Center and meet surviving members of the Bataan Death March.

 

§  Pasta Buffet Dinner at the Frontier Club (Bldg 1330), 4:30 pm - 8 pm. This All-You-Can-Eat Pasta Buffet Dinner is open to all marchers, guests and event personnel. Come by the Frontier Club and see the true meaning of esprit de corps. Cost is $15.00 per person and includes assorted pasta and sauces buffet, salad bar, breadsticks, tea and fountain soda.

 

§  Movie at the Post Theater (Bldg. 254).

 

Sunday, March 22, 2015

 

§  Marchers begin arriving at 5:00 am.

§  Marchers Report To Start Area, Youth Services Soccer Field (next to Bldg. 1316, Goddard Ave) at 6 am. Please see the diagram located in your Marchers Program. Please ensure you arrive early. Recommend you arrive no later than 5:00 am. Those Marchers not present for opening ceremonies or arrive late will not be allowed on the course.

 

§  "Their Past, Their Glory, Our Thanks" Opening Ceremony, Youth Services Soccer Field (next to Bldg 1316), 6:35 am. During the "Their Past, Their Glory, Our Thanks." Opening Ceremony, we remember those who fell at Bataan and we honor the brave survivors through Reveille, invocation, remarks and a very moving roll call.

 

§  Marchers Start In Order, Youth Services Soccer Field (next to Bldg 1316), 7:05 am

Marchers will begin in the following order:

1. Wounded Warriors

2. Civilian Team Heavy, Civilian Team Light, Civilian Individual Heavy, Civilian Individual Light.

3. Military Individual Light, Military and ROTC Team Light, National Guard Team Light, JROTC Light, Military Coed Team Light.
4. Military and Team Heavy, National Guard & ROTC Team Heavy, Military Coed Heavy.

5. Honorary Marchers.

* It is suggested that those Marchers in the heavy categories leave their backpacks and rucksacks off until 10 minutes prior to departure.

 

§  Breakfast Buffet at the Frontier Club (Bldg. 1330), 7:30 am - 9 am. $8.50 per person.

 

§  Bataan Meal at the Frontier Club (Bldg 1330), 10:30 am - 8:30 pm. Marchers lunch meal is included in their registration fee. Additional a la carte items are available for purchase for spectators. Meals will be served in the Santa Fe Rooms at the Frontier Club.

 

§  Survivor's Recognition Ceremony at the Frontier Club (Bldg 1330), 3 pm. The Survivor's Recognition Ceremony will honor the 26th Annual Bataan Memorial Death March participants, Bataan Veterans, and Family members.

 

§  Posting of unofficial results will be located at the end of the finish line.