Remembering Bob Dole

On Friday, December 10, we invite the public to join us in celebrating Senator Bob Dole, a distinguished leader who devoted his life to serving the country he loved. As a friend, partner, and member of the Elizabeth Dole Foundation family, we would appreciate your help spreading the word about the Robert J. Dole Celebration of Life this Friday at the WWII Memorial. 
Beginning with his service in World War II, Senator Dole dedicated his life to our nation and its people. He loved America, so we believe it is fitting that every American should have the opportunity to celebrate his distinguished legacy.

Join us for this special event with Gen. Mark A. Milley, 20th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Tom Hanks, Savannah Guthrie, the U.S. Army Band, and others. The WWII Memorial held profound meaning to Senator Dole, who championed the Memorial’s establishment in honor of all who served. 
Date: Friday, December 10

Time: 11:00 a.m. EST

Location: National War II Memorial, 1750 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, D.C.

Transportation & Parking: We encourage you to use public transportation or a rideshare app, as parking near the event will be extremely limited. Additional details can be found at

Program: 11:00 a.m. EST – Livestream of Robert J. Dole Memorial Service   

1:15 p.m. EST – Hearse with Senator Bob’s casket arrives. Program with Gen. Mark A. Milley, Tom Hanks, and Savannah Guthrie begins. Senator Elizabeth Dole to lay a wreath in honor of her late husband. 
Senator Bob believed in a united America. Let’s come together, once again, in appreciation for his leadership, love of country, and selfless service.

This event is open to all who wish to attend. Please extend this invitation to your colleagues, friends, and communities, encouraging them to join us. This event is accessible for those with disabilities. If you are not located in the Washington metropolitan area, we invite you to tune in to the event virtually via Facebook Live. 
Please help us spread the word. Sample social media copy and graphics can be found below.

Potential Social Language:  Twitter: #BobDole’s service to America began as a soldier in WWII. On Friday, Dec. 10 at @WWIIMemorial, join Gen. Milley, Tom Hanks, @SavannahGuthrie, @theusarmyband, & @DoleFoundation to celebrate his life. Details: #RememberingBobDole

Facebook/Instagram/LinkedIn: #BobDole’s service to America began as soldier in WWII. Now, you can honor his life and legacy at the very memorial he worked so hard to establish. Join @elizabethdolefoundation on Friday, December 10 at the National World War II Memorial at 11am EST, alongside Gen. Milley, Tom Hanks, Savannah Guthrie, @usarmyband, and others to celebrate the remarkable life of Bob Dole. Details at #RememberingBobDole
More information about the life and legacy of Bob Dole can be found at

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