Patriots Point named Veterans Day regional site

MT. PLEASANT, S.C. (WCSC) - Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum has been named a regional site for the celebration of Veterans Day 2013.

The celebration will being at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, November 11 in the Smokey Stover Theater on the Hanger Deck of the USS Yorktown. The designation was awarded by The Veterans Day National Committee of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Veterans will be admitted free of charge on the holiday.

Bernice "Bee" Haydu, a WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilot) of WWII will be the guest of honor at an 11 a.m. symposium.

The U.S. Naval Academy Women's Glee Club will perform following the event.

The Museum will then honor five volunteers who are age 90 or above.

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