Patrick Murphy, the "battle buddy", tweeted about his own warm reception.
Dorothy Hajdys-Clausen, mother of Allen Schindler, a sailor murdered in Japan in 1992 by homophobic sailors, appeared, and there is a news story in the Chicago Heights Patch here.
4444 Arlington Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22204 (at one time the Arlington Chess Club met there, when I often played). There will be a jazz festival. Joan Darrah and Mike Rankin will speak at the event. I'll make this one.