Thursday, February 6, 2014

Ronald Reagan's Birthday - 103!

Ronald Reagan was born 103 years ago today.

To honor President Ronald Reagan on the anniversary of his birthday, the President of the United States has designated that a program be held at President Reagan’s Memorial Site at The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library each year. Please join us at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library as we pay tribute to President Reagan on the anniversary of his 103rd birthday.

Brigadier General John W. Bullard, Jr., Commanding General at United States Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, will conduct the ceremony,which will commence at 11:30 a.m. with a music prelude beginning at 11:00 a.m. by the Camp Pendleton Marine Division Band. The ceremony includes a color guard, chaplain, a brass quintet, a 21-gun salute, a flyover, the placing of an official White House wreath on President Reagan’s gravesite and keynote remarks by The Honorable William Bennett. The ceremony will be held outdoors at The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. Just prior to the birthday activities, Dr. Bennett will be signing copies of his new book, Is College Worth It? A Former United States Secretary of Education and a Liberal Arts Graduate Expose the Broken Promise of Higher Education, at 10:00 a.m. Books must be purchased from the Reagan Library Museum Store to receive signature.

The ceremony will be held outdoors at The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, located at 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley, California 93065.
Watch the live webcast of President Reagan's birthday celebration here, 1:00 PM CT.