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Czech veteran icon to arrive in Pilsen

Jiří Schams, an icon among returning Czech war veterans, will also be visiting Pilsen’s Liberation Festival. He will host the military program behind the Plaza shopping mall on Saturday, May 5, from noon till 5 p.m.

Honored guest of REGI Base II - Command Sergeant Major Jiří Schams, “REGI”, Czech Armed Forces Veteran


Jiří Schams

Seriously injured while on deployment in Afghanistan, Recipient of numerous national medals and decorations

Demonstration of a current Allied military camp where you can meet Czech airsoft units accurately simulating U.S. or Czech soldiers on missions in Iraq and Afghanistan

Pilsen Plaza May 5 noon – 5 p.m.

Our God and sailors we alike adore,
In time of danger – not before;
The danger passed, both are alike requited:
God is forgotten, and the sailor slighted.

Thomas Jordan (17th century)