Dear News Desk Officers:

The American Merchant Marine Veterans has issued a press release for U.S. Merchant Marine WWII veterans who will be honored during several historic Memorial Day events, including a breakfast with President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden, a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and the National Memorial Day Parade on May 29. Please view the attached press release. I am available for an advance interview on the historic significance of honoring the courage and sacrifice of the U.S. Merchant Marine as vital contributors to victory in WWII.Heave Ho!