Massing of the Colors and Service of Remembrance
The San Diego Chapter of The Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW) will again host our annual free community event: Massing of the Colors and Service of Remembrance.
MOWW We are a group of patriotic US Federally commissioned officers (active duty, retired and former) from all uniformed services, our spouses, and descendants. A Veteran Service Organization (VSO), we are a 501(c)(19) non-profit.
“Serving Youth, Community, and Nation” since 1919
Why? It is a patriotic ceremony to rededicate our faith in the Flag of the United States and to pledge our support to those Colors and of the servicemen and women those Colors represent. It combines the Flag and unit flags and color guards of active and reserve component military units, veterans organizations, civic, and patriotic organizations. The Massing originated with The Society of the Massing of the Colors, that was organized on Armistice Day, 1922, by distinguished military officers, veterans, and civic leaders. Since 1927 MOWW has been sponsoring these ceremonies nationwide.
“Fantastic!” “… patriotic and beautiful….” “… even got a bit emotional at times.” “Most impressive!”
This event was first held in 1954 and has been a nearly annual event ever since. This year will mark its 65th year.
When? October 16, 2021, 10:30 to 11:30
Where? Mormon Battalion Historic Site 2510 Juan St, San Diego, CA 92110
Register up to 34 color guards with both.
To Learn More
If you or someone you know would like to learn more about MOWW, please contact us through our website or Facebook pages.
San Diego MOWW website
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