One of the VIP's there, Puring Acosta, her husband was a doctor with the 21st PA Division. He was wounded on April 6, 1942 when the Japanese bombed the hospital. Her husband had passed away but she was very appreciative of the display especially the 21st Division patch!
Also, the representative for a Congressman in our area who attended the event knew of Ed Ramsey. He is an Iraq war veteran and served in an army cavalry unit. He said their units have campaign hats with yellow cords too and they know of Ed Ramsey. He also mentioned that they were trained to ride horses.