The U.S. Army and the Lewis & Clark
Annex E: Suggested Commemorative Activities
The following is a list of suggested commemorative activities:
1. Develop educational programs and commemorative activities
that provide military and civilian communities with an appreciation
and clear understanding of the Lewis and Clark Expedition throughout
the commemorative period.
2. Encourage the participation of posts, stations, and units
in the Commemorative activities at the community level, including the
addition of commemorative content to existing programs (e.g., Adopt-A-School
Program or Programs of Excellence).
3. Plan, conduct, and coordinate a guest speaker program to include
a speakers bureau and appearances at various public and media forums.
4. Produce and publish local fact sheets, Command pamphlets,
brochures, and other appropriate educational, historical and commemorative
products for distribution, including (affiliated civilian communities
and other organizations).
5. Conduct commemorative events such as band concerts, exhibitions,
retreats/parades, and integrate a Lewis and Clark Commemorative theme
into standing events, displays, and observances (e.g., Sunset Parade,
museum and installation tours and exhibits, symposia, receptions, Armed
Forces Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Veterans Day, including
significant Commemoration dates established by the Bicentennial Council).
6. Teach Lewis and Clark values and themes at unit level leadership
and professional development classes.
7. Sponsor commemorative activities, at various command levels,
such as luncheons, receptions, conferences, and symposia to commemorate
8. Include Lewis and Clark Commemorative themes and content in
ceremonies, reviews and other military events.