Save the Date!
The traveling Vietnam Wall Memorial is coming back to Troy, IL, in September 2016. The Wall is a 3/5 scale of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington DC, it stands six feet tall at the center and covers almost 300 feet from end to end.
This Traveling Memorial stands as a reminder of the great sacrifices made during the Vietnam War. It was made for the purpose of helping heal and rekindle friendships and to allow people the opportunity to visit loved ones in their home town who otherwise may not be able to make the trip to Washington.
September 7-11, 2016
Arrival on September 7, 2016, with escort by Patriot Guard
Set-Up by volunteers on Thursday, September 8, 2016
Viewing on Friday-Saturday-Sunday, September 9-11, 2016
Bradley Smith Memorial Run & Chamber Fall Fest:
Saturday, September 10, 2016
For more information or to get involved as a volunteer, call Jean Myers at the City of Troy at 618-667-1040.
Sponsored by the Troy VFW Post 976 & the City of Troy
Friday, September 9, 2016 – 7:00PM Opening Ceremony
Friday, September 9, 2016 – 9:00PM Candlelight Ceremony
Saturday, September 10, 2016 – 7:00PM Hero Ceremony
Sunday, September 11, 2016 – 1:00PM Closing Ceremony
Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall
War Dogs Memorial Wall
Patriot Guard Moving Wall for Iraq and Afghanistan Conflicts
Vietnam Huey Helicopter – The Sound of Hope
MIA/POW Hot Air Balloons – Freedom Flight
K-9 Memorial Wall
Agent Orange Quilt of Tears
Vietnam Memorabilia – Thru the eyes of John Hosier
50 State Flags
The Wall will be open for public viewing 24/7 from Friday at 9:00AM through Sunday at 3:00PM.
For more information http://www.travelingwall.us/