DC: Muslims Veterans to Lay Wreath at WWII Memorial


(Washington, DC - 11/01/2007) - On Veteran’s Day, American Muslim service members will lay a wreath at the National WWII Memorial to honor Muslims and all those who served in that conflict.

Additionally, three surviving American Muslim WWII veterans will be honored, including Army Sgt. Nazeem Abdul Hakeem who fought at Normandy.

Who: Muslim American Veterans Association

What: will lay a wreath at the National WWII Memorial to honor American Muslims and others who served in that conflict

Where: 17th Street between Constitution and Independence Avenue in Washington D.C.

When: November 11, 2007 (Veterans Day) between 10-11 a.m.

The Muslim American Veterans Association has conducted similar wreath laying at the Korean and Vietnam War Memorials.

For more information: CDR Saleem G. Abdul-Mateen, Muslim American Veterans Association, Post # 1, Phone: 240-354-4035

 


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