Friday, May 23, 2008

Pentagon Channel Highlights - Memorial Day Advance

MONDAY 5.26.08
(Eastern Times)

0100 - Recon Revisited: Bringing Them All Home: Missing in action: 88,000 servicemembers. The mission: Leave no one behind. The mystery: What happened to their loved ones lost in war? Some families may finally have their mysteries solved. (VoD, 30 min) Encore presentation at 0930hrs.

0130 - Battleground: Famous Generals - Patton: A look at the colorful General George S. Patton, with focus on his World War II action in Africa and Europe. Hosted by Walter Matthau and narrated by Ronald Reagan. A "Big Picture" originally produced by the Army Pictorial Center in 1963. (30 min) Encore presentations at 0730 & 2000hrs.

0230 - Battleground: The Joe Mann Story: An historical War Office Army film about an emotional memorial to a 101st Airborne soldier killed in World War II. (30 min) Encore presentations at 0700, 1800 & 2300hrs.

0300 - Drummer's Call: America's Fife and Drum Tradition: A celebration the 50th anniversary of the Fifes and Drums of Colonial Williamsburg, chronicling the story of the historic and modern traditions of fifes and drums in America. (60 min) Encore presentations at 1000 & 1600hrs.

0500 - Memorial Day Ceremony: Coverage of Thursday's event in San Antonio, TX honoring those who died in defense of our country and thanking our active, separated and retired service members for their commitment and sacrifice in protecting our freedoms. (60 min) Encore presentations at 1300 & 2130hrs.

1100 - Arlington Wreath Laying: Anticipated coverage of the Memorial Day wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. (Live)

1400 - Memorial Day Parade: Coverage of the National Memorial Day Parade in Washington, DC. (Live, 2 hrs)

2030 - Dunham: A Life of Honor: A look at the life and sacrifice of Medal of Honor recipient Cpl Jason L. Dunham, produced by Marine TV. (30 min)

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