Beirut Barracks Remembrance: A Patriotic Event

October 23, 2021 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Mesa Market Place Swap Meet
10550 E Baseline Rd
Mesa, AZ 85209
David Carrasco

The public is invited to participate in this Patriotic Event. The POW MIA KIA Honor Guard will officiate and lead the remembrance on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, at 10:30am.

MGySgt. Robert Flores (Ret.) USMC served 31 years and was deployed to Vietnam, Desert Storm, and Iraq will speak about the bombing that happened 38 years ago that killed almost 300 people.

His message and the message of the POW MIA KIA Honor Guard is to be the voice of the voiceless and to never forget a service person who lost his life in conflict or war.

A special ‘thank you’ goes to all the folks who will take time out of this busy weekend to participate in the Beirut Remembrance.

Here is some background information about the Beirut Barracks Bombings. On October 23, 1983, in Beirut, Lebanon, during the Lebanese Civil War, two truck bombs struck separate buildings housing United States and French military forces—members of the Multinational Force (MNF) in Lebanon—killing 299 American and French servicemen.