Magic Kingdom to honor the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Unit

Aug 04, 2017 in "Magic Kingdom"

Posted: Friday August 4, 2017 11:30am EDT by WDWMAGIC Staff

Marking their centennial year, the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Unit will be appearing for a special celebration at the Magic Kingdom on August 10 2017.

The 82nd Airborne's 16-member Chorus will perform in Liberty Square at 1:45pm, and the Division's brass quintet will perform a medley of patriotic music during a 15-minute concert in Town Square at 4pm.

A special Flag Retreat ceremony will take place at 5pm in Town Square.

Founded during World War I, the 82nd Airborne Division of the U.S. Army is in Orlando for a Convention to commemorate their Centennial year in August 2017.

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larryzAug 11, 2017

In honor of the 82nd: hoo-ah.

wdwmagicAug 11, 2017

Walt Disney World Resort honors the Centennial of the United States Army 82nd Airborne Division

John park hopperAug 05, 2017

As Vietnam vet I truely appreciate Disney recognizeing those who served and those who are presently serving. To the 82nd airborne you have a long proud history, a thumbs up and a salute to you all.

ZipitidodaAug 04, 2017

I think this is what makes Disney special. I wish I was there to watch it.

rodserling27Aug 04, 2017

Hey, I will be at WDW that whole week - too cool! Thanks for the news! Looking forward to hearing the groups perform!