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CALENDAR YEAR:  2024


 JANUARY  2024National Law Enforcement Appreciation 

 4  THU -  ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, 7905 Dream Street, Florence, KY at 1830 hours (Cancelled)
  5   FRI  -  FUNERAL (V,S,I) LARRY E. RILEY (69) US Army, Floral Hills Funeral Home
                       5336 Old Taylor Mill Rd, Taylor Mill, KYT at 0900 hours

  6  SAT   - INFORMATION SESSION - NKY YOUNG MARINES -
                       
Erlanger Public Library, 401 Kenton Lands Road, Erlanger, KY at 1100 hours (sef)
  8 MON - FUNERAL (V,S) HAULEY N. REYNONLS (31), Floral Hills Funeral Home, Taylor Mill, KY at 1730 hours
  9  TUE -  KY ROAD RIDERS MEETING,
American Legion Post 4, Florence, KY at 1800 hours

  11 THU - FUNERAL (S,I) ROBERT L. REYNOLDS (70) US Marine Corps,
                       Stanley Funeral Home, 500 N. Main Street, Williamstown, KY (uta)

  20 SAT - FUNERAL (V,S) ROGER L GERDES (75) US Marine Corps
                       Floral Hills Funeral Home, 5336 Old Taylor Mill Rd, Taylor Mill, KY (uta)
  21 SUN - FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) JOHN L. DAIR (95), US Marine Corps'

                       Floral Hills Guenral Home, 5336 Old Taylor Mill Rd, Taylor Mill, KY (uta)

  27  SAT -  POLAR PLUNGE w/NKY YOUNG MARINES, the Banks, Cincinnati, OH at 1015 hours (sef)(uta) 
 29  MON - FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) DAVID L. WHITLEY (91), US Army, Ronald B. Jones Funeral Home, Ludlow, KY (uta)
     
 FYI:
 1  Mon  - New Years Day
  9  Tue   - National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
  13 Sat   -  64th Annual Cavalcade of Customs (12-14), Duke Energy Center, Cincinnati, OH (sef)
  15
Mon - 33rd Anniversary Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm (1991)
  20 Sat   - Informational Session - NKY Young Marines - Marshall Schildmeyer VFW Post 6095,
                      343 E. 4th Street, Latonia, KY (sef)

  27 Sat   - Vietnam Peace Accord (1973)
  27 Sat   - Holocaust Remembrance Day

  SEF      = Special Events Flyer
  V,S,E,I = Visitation, Service, Escort, Internment

   UTA    =  Unable to Attend - Honors posted on FB

FEBRUARY  2024  National Salute to Veteran Patients


1  THU  -  PRESENTATION OF STEPHEN CUMPTON'S REMEMBRANCE PLAQUE, 
                       
6270 Rabbitsrun, Florence, KY at 1300 hours
 (uta)
1  THU  -  FUNERAL (V,S) RUSSELL F. STEPHENSON (90) US Army,
                       
Chamber & Grubbs Funeral Home, 11382 Madison Pike, Independence, KY at 1445 hours (uta)
2  FRI   -   FUNERAL (E,I) RUSSELL F. STEPHENSON (90) US Army,
                         Union Baptist Church 1985 Union School Rd, Union, KY at 0930 hours (uta)

2  FRI     - FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) ROBERT L. DAY (81) USMC,
                     
   Floral Hills Funeral Home, Taylor Mill, KY (uta)

10 SAT   -  NKY YOUNG MARINES DRILL at PATRIOTS LANDING w/Amy McGrath (Marine Fighter Pilot
                         & Dakota (Ricker) Orr (Former National Young Marine of the Year),
                         330 Eibeck Ln, Williamstown, KY AT 0900 (sef)

13 WED -  FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) LESLIE E. STEPHENS (99) US Navy - WWII, Korea, Vietnam
                        Hamilton Stanley Funeral Home, Verona, KY at 0830 hours

17 SAT   -  NKY YOUNG MARINES RECRUIT TRAINING - DAY ONE - VFW Post 6096, Latonia, KY
18 SUN  -  79th ANNIVERSARY OF IWO FLAG RAISING & PFC FRANKLIN SOUSLEY REMEMBRANCE
                         
Flemingsburg VFW Post 1834, 1335 Mt Sterling Rd, Flemingsburg, KY at 1230 hours  (sef)

19 -23    -   PRESIDENTS DAY DISPLAY, Florence Government Center, 8100 Ewing Blvd, Florence, KY (sef)
24 SAT  -   WORLD LARGEST MILITARY ANTIQUES SHOW (22-24), Kentucky Exposition Center,
                          937 Phillips Ln, Louisville, KY (sef)

FYI:
 
1 Thu    - National Freedom Day  
2 Fri     - Ground Hog Day
3 Sat     - Four Chaplains Day (1966)
4 Sun    - USO's Birthday (1941)

4 Sun    - Garage Brewed Motto Bike Show, RhineBrewery, Cincinnati, OH (sef)
13 Tue   - KY Road Riders Meeting, American Legion Post 4, Florence, KY
14 Wed - Valentine;s Day

15 Thu   - Sinking of the U.S.S. Maine (1898)
17 Sat    -  National Car
e Givers Day
19 Mon -  Coast Guard Reserve's Birthday (1898)
19 - 28  -  Presidents Day Display, Florence Government Center Lobby, Florence, KY

19  Mon - Presidents Day
27  Wed - Battle of Java Sea (1942)
28 Wed  - Persian Gulf War Ends (1991)


SEF      = Special Events Flyer on our WEB Page 
V,S,E,I = Visitation, Service, Escort, Internment
 

MARCH   2024   National Vietnam Veterans Day
                             
    Month of the Military Care Giver

7  THU -  ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, 7905 Dream Street, Florence, KY at 1830 hours
12 TUE -  KY ROAD RIDERS MEETING, American Legion Post 4, Florence, KY
23 SAT -   PATRIOT LANDING  HONOR-REMEMBER-RESPECT BANQUET -
                       
Mt Olivet Church, 400 Eibeck Lane, Williamstown, KY at 1800 hours (sef)
29 FRI  -  THE TRAVELING KENTUCKY VIETNAM WALL (29&30), Rolling Thunder KY 5 &
                         American Legion Post 8, 1230 Man O War Pl, Lexington, KY  (sef)                   

FYI:
3  Sun  - Navy Reserve 108th Birthday (1915)
4  Mon - National Hug A GI Day
5  Tue   - U.S. Seabees 82nd Birthday (1942)
10 Sun - Daylight Savings Time Begins
13 Wed - K9 Veterans Day

15 Mon - American Legion's 105th Birthday (1919)
17 Wed  - Saint Patrick's Day
19 Sun  - Spring Begins
24 Sun  - Palm Sunday

25 Mon - National Medal of Honor Day
29 Wed - National Vietnam V
eterans Day
29  Wed - Good Friday
31 Sun    - Easter


SEF = Special Events Flyer


 APRIL   2024  MONTH OF THE MILITARY CHILD
                             
  GOLD STAR SPOUSES DAY


 4  THU   -  ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, 7905 Dream Street, Florence, KY
 6   SAT   -   LET US NEVER FORGET SCHOLARSHIP DINNER, Oasis Conference Center,
                         902 Loveland-Miamiville Rd, Loveland, OH (sef)

 9  TUE    -  KY ROAD RIDERS MEETING, American Legion Post 4, Florence, KY
 28 SUN  -   SPC ZACHARY SOLMON SOLDIER RUN, The Boone County Arboretum,
                          9190 Camp Ernest Rd, Union, KY (sef)
                          


 FYI:

 1   Mon - April Fools Day
 5   Fri    - Gold Star Spouses Day
6   Sat   - U.S. Enters WWI (1914-1918)

 9  Tue   - National Former POW Recognition Day
 14 Sun  - U.S. Air Force Reserve 76st Birthday (1948)
18 Thu  - Holocaust Remembrance Day

22 Mon - Earth Day
23 Sun  - U.S. Army Reserve 116th Birthday (1908)
30 Tue  - National Military Brats Day


Tri-State Honor Flight, CVG Airport, Hebron, KY
Troop Box Packing Gathering, Union City Bldg, Union, KY


 

MAY   2024  -  National Military Spouses Appreciation Day
                           Month of the Military Care Giver
                           Motorcycle Aware
ness Month

2  THU    - ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, 7905 Dream Street, Florence, KY at 1830 hours
5  SUN    - HAPPY 18TH BIRTHDAY TO THE US MARINE RIDERS ASSOCIATION
14 TUE    - KY ROAD RIDERS MEETI
NG, American Legion Post 4, Florence, KY
27 MON  - FLORENCE MEMORIAL DAY PARADE & PROGRAM,
                       
 Florence Governmnt Center, Florence, KY

 
FYI:

1  Wed    - May Day
1   Wed   - Silver Star Service Banner Day
4   Sat     - International Fire Fighters Day
6   Mon  - National Nurses Day
8   Wed  - V-E Day

10 Fri     - Military Spouse Appreciation Day
12  Sun  - Mother's Day
13  Mon - Children of the Fallen Patriots Day
15  Wed  - Peace Officers Memorial Day
18  Sat    - Armed Forces Day
22 Wed  - National Maritime Day

27 Mon  - Memorial Day

ALS Car Show, Lawrenceburg, IN
Classic Car Show, 909 Camel Crossing, Alexandria, KY
Mothers Day Bike Show (KMA) VFW Post 6423, 4435 Dixie Highway, Elsmere, KY
Rolling to Remember (AmVets), Washington, D.C.

Run for the Son (CMA) Indian Dealership, 10915 Dixie Highway, Walton, KY

Officer Sony Kim Ride, Cincinnati, OH
Tri-State Honor Flight, CVG Airport, Hebron, KY

                

JUNE  2024  -  PTSD Awareness Month

6  THU  -  ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, 7905 Dream Street, Florence, KY
11 TUE  KY ROAD RIDERS MEETING, American Legion Post 4, Florence, KY

22 SAT  -  ROLLING THUNDER 5 CAR & BIKE SHOW, Frederick Douglas High School,
                        2000 Winchester Rd, Lousiville, KY (sef)


FYI:

4  Tue  - Battle of Midway Begins (1942)
6  Thu  - D-Day - Allied Invasion Normandy, France (1944)
12 Wed - Women's Veterans Day
14 Fri    - U.S. Army Birthday (1775)
14 Fri    - Flag Day

16 Sun  - Father's Day
17 Mon - Navy Hospital Corps Birthday
20 Thu - Summer Begins
22 Sat   - GI Bill Signed (1944)
25 Tue  - Start of Korean War (1950)
27 Thu  - National PTSD Awareness Day

14th Annual Ride to Remember (IN-PGR), Batesville, KY
Highway 25 Yard Sale
KY Highland Festival Renaissance Festival, 955 Elm Street, Eminence, KY

Mayberry Day Car & Truck Show, Courthouse Square, Owenton, KY
New Banklick Baptist Church Cruise In, 10719 Banklick Road, Walton, KY
PGR-KY Gathering of the Guard
Union Celebrates American Parade, Union, KY


SEF  =  Special Events Flyer

JULY    2024  -   

4 THU - ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, 7905 Dream Street, Florence, KY at 1830 hours
9  TUE - KY ROAD RIDERS MEETING, American Legion Post 4, Florence, KY

FYI:
July       -  Kentucky Highland Renaissance Festival
4  Thu   -  Independence Day
23 Tue  - Parents Day
25  Thu - National Hire A Vet Day
26  Fri   - American With Disabilities Signed (1990)
27  Sat   - End of Korean War (1953)
29  Mon - Army Chaplain Corps 248th Anniversary (1775)


19th Annual Holiday For Heroes Celebration, 4657 Catalpa Court, Burlington, KY
Ceremony - Independence Day, Florence Government Center, Florence, KY
Cynthiana Bike Fest, 100 North Main St, Cynthianan, KY
Dayton Air Show, Dayton International Airport, Dayton, OH

Kenton County Fair, 2836 Harris Pike, Independence, KY
Parade - Ft Thomas Independence Day Parade
SSgt Matt Maupin Scholarship Ride, West Clermont County High School, 4100 Bach Buston Rd, Batativa, OH

 

AUGUST   2024 Anti Terrorism Awareness Month

3  SAT   - 2nd ANNUAL CAR SHOW, Florence Government Center,
                       8100 Ewing Blvd, Florence, KY (sef)

8  THU  -  ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, 7905 Dream Street, Florence, KY at 1830 hours
13 TUE  -  KY ROAD RIDERS MEETING, American Legion Post 4 , Florence, KY
25 Sun   -  PARK AND RIDES FOR HEROES, 
 AJ Jolly Park, 1501 Racetrack Rd, Alexandria, KY (sef

FYI:
2  Wed - Gulf War Begins (1990)
3   Sat   - Florence End of Summer Concert & Car Show, Florence Govt Center, Florence, KY
4   Sun - U.S. Coast Guard Birthday (1790)
7   Wed - National Purple Heart Day
7   Wed - Desert Storm - Persian Gulf War Ends (1991)
10  Sat  -  U.S. Department of Defense Birthday
14  Wed - Navajo Code Talkers Day
15  Thu  - Japan Surrenders (1945) WWII
16  Fri    - National Airborne Day

29  Thu  - Marine Corps Reserve Birthday (1916)
29 - 31    - Kentucky Blast - The Showroom, 7405 Lebanon Rd, Danville, KY

7th Annual - Back The Heroes Car, Truck, Jeep & Bike Show, 4101 Bach Buston Road, Batavia, OH
12 Annual - Fallen Heroes Memorial Ride, USVMC Clubhouse, 717 West Xenia Dr, Fairborn, OH
                        & Vet Fest Ohio, 10542 OH 73, Waynesville, OH
Boone County Fair, Boone County Fair Grounds, Burlington, KY
Feed the Need Ride for Heroes, Beechgrove Baptist Church, 450 Independence, KY
Floral Hills Cruise In, Floral Hills Gardens, 5336 Old Taylor Mill Road, Taylor Mill, KY
Great Inland Seafood Festival, Riverboat Row, Newport, KY
Highway 42 Longest Yard Sale
KMA/KBA Annual Fallen Rider Ride, Pints Park, Carrollton, KY
Sturgis Black Hills Round Up, Sturgis, SD

SEF = Special Events Flyer

 

SEPTEMBER   2024   -   National Suicide Prevention Month
                                             National Service Dog Month


5  THU  -  ALL HANDS MEETING - Sub-Station II, 7905 Dream Street, Florence, KY at 1830 hours
6  SUN  -  VINTAGE MOTORCYCLE RALLY , Boone County Fairground, Burlington, KY
 (sef)
10 TUE -  KY ROAD RIDER MEETING, American Legion Post 4, Florence, KY

FYI:
2  Mon - Labor Day
4  Wed - National VJ Day (Victory over Japan) 1945
10 Tue  - Grandparents Day
11  Wed - Patriots Day
15 Sun   - National Pow/MIA Recognition Day
18 Wed  - U.S. Air Force
76th Birthday (1947)
18  Wed - U.S. Air National Guard 76th Birthday (1947)
20  Fri   - POW/MIA Recognition Day
22  Sun  - Autumn Begins 
29  Sun  - Gold Star Mother's & Family's Day


Boone County Sheriff Department 5K Run, Boone County Sheriffs Department, Burlington, KY
Cruising to Combat PTSD Ride, Longnecks, Walton, KY
Florence Car Show, Florence Mall, Florence, KY
KMA/KBA Thunder for Disabled Veterans Ride, General Butler State Park, Carrollton, KY
Lebanon County Applefest, Warren County Fair Grounds, Lebannon, OH
Lunken Airport Days, Lunkin Airport, Cincinnati

Oktoberfest Riverboat Row, Newport, KY
Rabbit Hash Old Timers Day, General Store, Rabbit Hash, KY
Salute to Heroes Car & Bike Show, Ralph Fulton VFW Post, 4435 Dixie Highway, Elsmere, KY
Tri-Sate Honor Flight, CVG Airport, Hebron, KY
Tunnel To Towers 5K Run w/Motorcycle Escort, Crescent Springs, KY

Young Marines Birthday Ball                                     
 

OCTOBER    2024   -  Agent Orange Awareness Month

3  THU  -  ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, 7905 Dream Street, Florence, KY at 1830 hours
8  TUE  -  KY ROAD RIDERS MEETING, American Legion Post 4, Florence, KY 


FYI:
7  Mon - Operation Enduring Freedom Begins (2001)
13 Sun  - U.S. Navy 248th Birthday (1775)
12 Mon - Cuban Missile Crisis Begins (1962)

14 Mon - Columbus Day
16 Wed - National Bosses Day
23 Wed - Bombing of the Marine Barracks in Beirut (1983)
24  Thu - United Nations Day
25  Fri   - US Invades Grenada (1983)

26  Sat   - National Day of the Deployed
28  Mon - National First Responders Day (EMS-Fire-Rescue-Police)

31   Thu  - Halloween

40th Annual - Salt Lick Festival, Big Boone Lick State Park, Union, KY
75 Annual - Devils
Staircase Hill Climb, Oregonia OH
Marine Corps Marathon, Washington, DC
Myrtle Beach Fall Rally, Murrels Inlet, SC
Ohio Sauerkraut Festival, Warrenville, OH
Perryville Battle Re-Enactment, Perryville Battlefield Historic Park, Perryvile, KY
The Cause is Greater than the Ride, Prospect Park, Louisville, KY
Thunder Beach Autimn Motorcycle Rally, Panama City, FL
Tri-State Honor Flight, CVG Airport, Hebron, KY
Wilmington Military Antiques Show, Roberts Centre, 123 Gano Rd, Wilmington, OH
Wool Fest, Falmouth, KY


 

NOVEMBER   2024  - National Veterans & Military Family Month
                                         Warrior Care Month
                             
            National Family Caregivers Month


7  THU  -  ALL HANDS MEETING - Sub-Station II, 7905 Dream Street, Florence, KY at 1830 hours
10 SUN  - HAPPY 249th BIRTHDAY TO THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS
10 SUN  - HONOR RUN & HALF MARATHON, Florence Mall, Florence, KY
11  MON - VETERANS DAY PROGRAM, Florence Gov;t Center, Florence, KY

13 TUE  -  KY ROAD RIDERS MEETING - American Legion Post 4, Florence, KY


FYI:
3  Sun - Daylight Savings Time Ends
5  Tue  - Election Day
11 Mon - Veterans Day
11 Mon - Armistice Remembrance Day
28 Thu - Thanksgiving Day


DAV 5K Run, Walk, Roll, Ride w/Motorcycle Escort, 100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati, OH
Marine Corps League 5K Run, Countryside YMCA, 1669 Deerfield Road, Lebanon, OH

Military Appreciation Night, Golden Corral, Florence, KY
The Witness Tree, Florence Government Center, Florence, KY
Veterans Appreciation Luncheon, Reception of Erlanger, 1669 Donaldson Road, Erlanger, KY

Veterans Day Observation - Highland Cemetery, Fort Mitchell, KY
 

DECEMBER   2024  -   

5  THU  - ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, 7905 Dream Street, Florence, KY at 1830 hours

FYI:
7  Sat   - Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
8 S
un  - Bill of Rights Day
13 Fri  - National Guard Birthday

16 M0n - Battle of the Bulge (1944)
17 Tue   - Wright Brothers Day 
20 Fri   - Space Force Birthday

21 Sat    - Winter Begins
25 Wed - Christmas
32 Tue   - New Years Eve


National Wreaths Across American Day
Rabbit Hash Christmas Party, General Store, Rabbit Hash, KY
Wreath Laying Ceremony, KY Veterans Cemetery, Williamstown, KY
Vintage Car Collection & Lionel Train Display, 21 Kenton Lands Road, Erlanger, KY

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