The National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center, normally closed on Mondays, will be open Monday, November 12, for the observance of Veterans Day. The museum will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. November 12. There is no admission fee, however donations are welcome. The Fife and Drum restaurant will be open for lunch. Activities scheduled for that day include:
10 a.m. Paver Dedication Ceremony on Heritage Walk for pavers installed since Labor Day. Guest speaker: Col (Ret) Ralph Puckett.
10 a.m. Appreciating Sacrifice, a 4-hour mini-camp teaching children 6-11 the meaning and importance of Veterans Day and the sacrifices Soldiers make daily. Includes skits, crafts and interviews with veterans. $3 per camper.
10:30 a.m. Arrival of the Batson-Cook Honor Bus. Veterans from the Dothan, Alabama, area are treated to a day at the museum including lunch and a visit with active duty Soldiers.
Noon Local Boy Scouts will conduct an official flag retirement ceremony at the fire pit behind the museum.
2:00 p.m. Free tour of World War II Company Street
All day Free screenings of Americans in the Bulge and Marching Once More in the IMAX Theatre, made possible by a generous donation by the Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge, Inc. A special exhibit of Battle of the Bulge artifacts will be on display in the IMAX lobby.