On 30 April several Sir Knights from the Hickey Assembly supported the Archdiocese for the Military Services, U.S.A., Mass and Confirmation at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Crypt Church. The Annual event is commonly known as the National Capital Region Joint Confirmation. The Confirmandi this year were from Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Fort Detrick, Fort Meade, and Joint Base Meyer-Henderson Hall.
The Principal Celebrant and Homilist was The Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, Archbishop for the Archdiocese for the Military Services, U.S.A
Knights assisting with the Confirmation Mass were Sir Knight Deacon Joseph Paik, Greg Armstrong, Nicholas Robben, Anthony Ruiz, Sir Knight Timothy Wolfkill, Faithful Trustee Sir Knight Victor David, and our Faithful Navigator Sir Knight Colonel Ed Mays, USMC(Ret).