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Traveling Replica of Vietnam Veterans Memorial to Make Stop in Garner in 2020

Post Date:11/01/2019 3:20 PM

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The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) has announced that The Wall That Heals 2020 national tour will include a brief stint next to the Garner Veterans Memorial in Lake Benson Park from April 16-19.

The Wall That Heals traveling exhibit includes a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial along with a mobile education center. The 25th season of The Wall That Heals will begin on Feb. 20, 2020, in Marco Island, Fla., and will visit 35 communities during the year.

The traveling exhibit honors the more than 3 million Americans who served in the U.S. Armed Forces in the Vietnam War, and it bears the names of the 58,276 men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam. 

The VVMF received 116 applications to host The Wall That Heals in 2020.

Read the full news release from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund.

Watch a great short video about The Wall That Heals.

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