A day to honor members of the military, sponsored by Audi
Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 was set aside as Honor the Military Day at this yearês Washington Auto Show. All active duty military and card carrying veterans received free admission, and many took advantage of the offer. Pershingês Own, the U.S. Army band, entertained guests.
The Washington Auto Show was proud to honor members of the military and give them an opportunity to enjoy our tier one automotive showcase with their friends and families, said WAS communications director Barbara Pomerance.
Military Day, sponsored by Audi, featured presentations by two charities, the American Red Cross and the Yellow Ribbon Fund. Characters from Star Wars appeared courtesy of the Red Cross, who intermingled in a pavilion dedicated to military, war zone vehicles. The Honor the Military pavilion was compliments of the Auto Show.
In a separate part of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center where the WAS was up and operating, the Washington Area Toyota Dealers once again sponsored an Auto Show dinner for the Wounded Warriors which occurred on the second Friday of the show, Jan. 30.Download Bulletin PDF