2016 Escort Schedule

(Please be advised the 2016 Escort Schedule is subject to change)

Saturday, December 10 , 2016

5:30am Staging at Machias River Inn for trip to Sunrise Service at Quoddy Head State Park
10:00am HART Ceremony on the US-Canadian border bridge in Calais, ME
12:00pm Touch a Truck / Concert / Fireworks Narraguagus High School
6:00pm Truckers Appreciation Dinner WAA HQ INVITATION ONLY

Sunday, December 11, 2016

6:00am Escort Breakfast at Narraguagus High School Route 1, Harrington ME
7:00am Escort briefing for all participants and blessing
8:00am Convoy leave High School (Route 1 South) for Trek to Arlington
9:10am Arrive at TJ MAXX
9:20am Ceremony Begins
10:20am Ceremony ends
10:30am Leave TJ Maxx
11:15am Bucksport Bridge - NOT A STOP - Drive by slowly
12:00pm Arrive at Bank of America, 21 Schoodic Drive Belfast, ME.
12:10pm Lunch/ceremony begins
1:00pm Lunch ends
1:15pm Leave Bank of America
2:00pm Lincolnville Beach - NOT A STOP - Drive by slowly
3:00pm Arrive at Medomack Valley High School, 320 Manktown Rd Waldoboro, ME.
3:15pm Ceremony Begins
4:15pm Ceremony Ends
4:30pm Leave Medomack Valley High School, Route 1 South to 295 Brunswick to Yarmouth Route 1, to Falmouth, into Portland. Stay together 295, Exit 3, South Portland
6:30 Arrive at Elks Lodge 1945 Congress Street Portland, ME - Dinner/Ceremony

Monday, December 12, 2016

6:15am Briefing at hotel stage at the Elks Lodge
6:45am Leave from Elks Lodge parking lot
7:00am Arrive at Westbrook Middle School 471 Stroudwater Street Westbrook, ME
7:15am Ray Richardson's radio show begins
8:15am Convoy exits Auditorium (radio show continues)
8:30am Leave Westbrook Middle School, 95 South to Scarborough exit.
9:45am Arrive at Kennebunk High School 89 Fletcher Street, Kennebunk, ME
10:00am Ceremony begins
10:45am Ceremony ends
11:00am Convoy leaves Kennebunk High School Route 1 South
11:45am Arrive at Kittery Trading Post Route 1 Kittery
12:00pm Bag lunch / ceremony begins
12:45pm Ceremony ends
1:00pm Convoy leaves Kittery Trading Post, Route 1 south to 95
1:45pm Arrive at American Legion Post 35, 69 High Street Hampton, NH
2:00pm Ceremony begins
2:45pm Ceremony ends
3:00pm Depart New Hampshire for Massachusetts: Newburyport, MA; Newbury, MA; Rowley, MA; Topsfield, MA to the Fairgrounds
5:00pm Convoy arrives at Topsfield Fairgrounds
5:30pm Dinner/Ceremony begins
7:00pm Ceremony ends
7:30pm Convoy leaves fairgrounds for Marlborough, MA

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

8:00am Hotel briefing
8:15am Convoy leaves hotel
8:30am Convoy arrives at Vincent F. Picard American Legion Post 234 345 Hudson Street Northborough, MA
8:45am Ceremony Begins
9:30am Ceremony Ends
9:45am Convoy leaves Post 234 for Uncasville, CT
11:30am Convoy arrives at St. Bernard School 1593 Norwich-New London Turnpike Uncasville, CT
11:45am Ceremony begins
12:30pm Ceremony ends
12:45pm Convoy leaves St. Bernard School
2:00pm Convoy arrives at the Savin Rock Community School, 50 Park Street, West Haven, CT
2:15pm Ceremony begins
3:00pm Ceremony ends
3:15pm Convoy leaves Savin Rock Community School
4:45pm Convoy arrives at St. Ann Club 16 Hendricks Avenue Norwalk, CT
5:15pm Dinner and ceremony begins
7:15pm Dinner and ceremony end
7:45pm Convoy leaves and travels through Newburgh, NY to Fort Montgomery
9:15pm Convoy arrives at Holiday Inn Express Hotel 2206 Route 9W, PO Box 620, Fort Montgomery, NY

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

6:00am Hotel Briefing
6:30am Convoy leaves hotel
7:15am Service begins
7:50am Service Ends
8:15am Convoy leaves private ceremony. Retrieve trucks at Bear Mountain State Park.
8:45am Convoy travels to Liberty Park, 200 Morris Pesin Drive, Jersey City, NJ. Liberation Memorial
10:00am Convoy arrives at Liberty Park
10:15am Ceremony begins at Liberation Memorial
11:00am Ceremony ends
11:20am Convoy leaves Liberty Park, travels to Holmdel, NJ
12:30pm Convoy arrives at Vietnam Memorial Museum (Lunch Stop), 1 Memorial Lane, Holmdel, NJ
12:30pm Lunch begins
1:15pm Ceremony begins
2:30pm Ceremony ends
3:00pm Convoy leaves, travels to Bordentown, NJ
4:30pm Convoy arrives at Petro Stop (Dinner Stop), 402 Rising Sun Road, Bordentown, NJ
Hampton Inn, 200 Rising Sun Road Bordentown, NJ

Thursday, December 15, 2016

6:30am Morning briefing
7:00am Convoy leaves hotel for Silver Lake Elementary School, 200 E Cochran St, Middleton, DE
9:00am Convoy Arrives at Silver Lake Elementary School
9:15am Ceremony begins
10:15am Ceremony ends
10:30am Convoy leaves Silver Lake Elementary School
11:00am Convoy arrives at Smyrna Rest Area (bag lunch) 5500 North DuPont Highway, Smyrna, DE
1:00pm Convoy leaves Rest Area for Magnolia, DE to Magnolia Fire Company, Station 55, 2 N Main Street, Magnolia, DE
1:30pm Arrive at Station 55
1:45pm Ceremony begins
2:45pm Ceremony ends
3:00pm Leave station 55, to travel to American Legion Post, Stevensville, MD, 800 Romancoke rd, Stevensville, MD
5:00pm Convoy arrives at American Legion Post, Stevensville, MD, 800 Romancoke rd, Stevensville, MD
6:00pm Dinner
8:30pm Convoy travels to Holiday Inn Express, 1020 Kent Narrow Road, Grasonville, MD

Friday, December 16, 2016

7:00am Hot breakfast provided to Convoy at the American Legion Post. Truckers will be picked up and brought over to American Legion.
8:15am Convoy security briefing held at the American Legion
9:00am Convoy lines the road to depart American Legion
9:25am Convoy leaves for the Pentagon
12:00pm Pentagon
12:30pm Opening remarks
12:38pm Wreath Laying
TBD Vietnam Wall
TBD World War II Memorial
TBD Korean Memorial
TBD Evening event in Crystal City. Everyone stays in-town. Truckers will be picked up and brought to Crystal City

Saturday, December 17, 2016

5:00am-6:00am Breakfast at Branchville Volunteer Fire Department, 4905 Branchville rd, College Park, MD
6:15am-7:15am Briefing and staging of the convoy
7:15am Depart Branchville
8:15am Arrive at Arlington National Cemetary
9:30am Opening ceremonies begin at the McClellan Arch. Wreath-laying Ceremonies are as Follows:
10:30am President Taft's Monument wreath-laying ceremony
11:00am President Kennedy's Memorial wreath-laying ceremony
11:30am USS Maine Monument wreath-laying ceremony
12:00pm Tomb of the Unknown soldier wreath-laying ceremony