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Tickets sales close Nov 6.

Reservations required for dinner
and salute.

Seating is limited!

417-336-4232

NO TICKETS AT THE DOOR

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welcome

 
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26TH Annual Military Gala & Banquet PICTURES

 

25th Anniversary Military Gala & Banquet pics
 

24th Annual Military Gala & Banquet PICS

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Branson's longest running military salute!

SUNDAY

12 NOVEMBER 2023

Saluting
 
Rear  Echelon Personnel
 and celebrating the

248th Birthday of the United States Marine Corps


     

Chateau on the Lake
415 North State Highway 265

Call the Chateau NOW for special room rates for GALA attendees
417-243-1722 - ask for Janet Roberts

Join us in a spectacular setting as we celebrate Freedom and salute our Veterans
with another unforgettable evening of elegant Dining and Celebration in the Great Hall.
       

Master of Ceremonies:

LT David "Mac" McAllister, USN (Ret)

President of the Mess:

LCDR Marvin Bucholz, USN (Ret)

 
Chaplain Caleb Dunnam, AV MOANG, Cof O


Candlelight POW/MIA Service
Lest We Forget
Officer
Candidates -  College of the Ozarks
Military Science Program
Dancing before and after main event (starts at 5pm)
Featuring:

DOUG
Gabriel


Branson’s Most Awarded Performer

Two Hundred Forty Eighth Birthday
of the
United States Marine Corps

 
Outdoor Fireworks at intermission
provided by A.M. Pyrotechnics

 

USMC Birthday Cake Cutting:
Master of Ceremonies
GySgt Donald Pruitt, USMC (Ret)

 

Dogtags on the tree name the Missing from Missouri


  • Car to door drop-off or valet parking - easy wheelchair access
  • Private Reception/Cocktail Hour (cash bar) 5:00 pm, dancing.
  • Formal photographs (couples or group) 5:00 pm (optional) 
    Large groups - please call ahead
  • Large 6 foot round tables of 10
  • Salute - doors open to Grand Hall for "dinner call" at 5:50 pm
  • POW/MIA Candlelight Service 
  • Wine/Non alcoholic juice for military toasts on each table
  • Dinner - Beef and Chicken combination dinner, salad, rolls,
    potato, vegetable, dessert
  • Souvenir Program
  • Outdoor Fireworks at intermission
  • P.O.W. NETWORK'S Special Recognition 
  • VIP and Sponsors introductions
  • Mess Dress, After 5, Tuxedo, Business Suit, Military Uniform, cocktail dress, evening wear 
  • Dancing during cocktail hour and after salute.
  • RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
     

Chateau on the Lake
415 North State Highway 265

Call the Chateau NOW for special room rates for GALA attendees,  417-243-1722 - ask for Janet Roberts

 Corporate Sponsors and Supporters

 

College of the Ozarks

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Asia Sailor Westpac’rs Association
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Center Point, IA   



Hosted by
The P.O.W. NETWORK

Feel free to email any questions

Be a sponsor for as little as $100 

 TICKETS  417-336-4232
Dinner Tickets  -
$69 each

LIMITED SEATING
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED FOR DINNER AND SALUTE
   NO TICKETS AT THE DOOR
CALL NOW

The GALA is open to the public - tickets are required.
One need not be a veteran or POW to attend.
Black Tie welcome, optional - Mess Dress, Tuxedo, Business Suit , 
Formalwear, Cocktail Dress, dressy slack suit.

Please, no jeans and tennies for dinner.

Fireworks are outdoors at intermission viewable from just outside the Chateau front doors.

Call the Chateau NOW for special room rates for GALA attendees, 
417-243-1722  ask for   Janet Roberts
     

Branson, USMC, Marine Corps, veterans, POW/MIA, salute, GALA, Army, reunions, fireworks, USAF, Air Force, Navy, soldiers, ball, mess dress  

We reserve the right to refuse seating/ticket sales
to any individual or group.

 

 

 

 



 
POW NETWORK Chairman Chuck Schantag (RIP 2012), and wife Mary,  
the  hosts of the Annual Military Gala & Banquet.
Photo courtesy of SWIFTSHOTS, 2009 Gala.



UNTIL
THEY ALL COME HOME

Wednesday, 8 November 2023  -  8:00 am

POW/MIA Service of Remembrance
at

The Lodges at Timber Ridge

Vietnam Memorial Wall
1984 State Highway 165, Branson

Guest Speaker:

 TBA

 

Outdoors - weather permitting
Sponsored by Welk Resort Branson

Wreath laying

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