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We are honored that you will joining us on February 25th at 8:00pm EST for The Veteran’s Spouse Project’s inagural Honoring All Military Ball. Please note that you will need to prepare a few items ahead of time. In order to get the full experience of a Military Ball, please follow the four steps listed below.
Step 1: Welcome!
Please enjoy this warm welcome from VSP’s Managing Director, Mrs. Lea Johnson.
Step 2: Why?
Learn more about what The Veteran’s Spouse Project does and why they do it?
Step 3: The Grog Ceremony
Another important part of every Military Ball is the Grog Ceremony. What is that you ask? Watch CPT Mathew Rigdon explain what this entails.
Begin with your spirit of choice;
Bourbon, Gin, Vodka
TO REPRESENT WORLD WAR II
TO REPRESENT THE KOREAN WAR
Mix with a Bamboo Straw
TO REPRESENT THE VIETNAM WAR
Use a Brown-Sugared Rim Glass
TO REPRESENT DESERT STORM
Add Pomegranate Juice or Rip It™
TO REPRESENT THE GLOBAL WAR ON TERROR
Step 4: The Fallen Soldier's Table
One of our most solemn military ball traditions is the Fallen Soldier’s Table, where we honor those who gave their lives in service to the nation. Please watch to hear from
Ms. Krista Anderson, Gold Star Spouse and founder of the Unquiet Professional, as she shares the importance and impact of this tradition.
Honor Their Sacrifice.
Inside your Table For Two event box you will find a rose and a vase. We ask that on the night of the Honoring All Military Ball that you set up a Fallen Soldier’s Table with the following:
A white table cloth or similar item
The included rose and vase
A slice of lemon
A table setting for one with an inverted glass
An empty chair