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Battle of Midway

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June 4, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Naval Air Station Pensacola to commemorate Battle of Midway

Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) is hosting a Battle of Midway commemoration at the National Naval Aviation Museum, on board NAS Pensacola June 4, from 10 a.m. to noon.

Fought near Midway Island June 4–7 1942, this battle is considered the turning point of World War II in the Pacific.

Rear Adm. Don Quinn, commander, Naval Education and Training Command is the scheduled guest speaker, and attendance by local veterans who took part in the battle is anticipated.

NATTC and the Center for Information Dominance (CID) student musical and drill units will perform and the veterans will be recognized honoring their service.


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