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Vietnam Traveling Wall coming to the Coastal Bend

Posted at 10:58 AM, Mar 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-04 12:13:52-05

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX — Veterans and active members of the U.S. military know all-too-well the cost involved in protecting our freedom and preserving our liberty. As a way of honoring them, the American Veterans Traveling Tribute is coming to our area Thurs., March 26 through Sun., March 29 with the Vietnam Traveling Wall.

The wall will be on display 24 hours a day at Mike Shaw Toyota (3232 IH 69 Access Rd. in Robstown).

The AVTT Vietnam Traveling Wall is an 80 percent scale version of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. and contains each of the names etched on the original.

1 p.m. Opening Ceremony (Mike Shaw Toyota)
24 hr. Public Viewing

4 p.m. Thank You Veterans Ceremony / Quilts of Honor (Mike Shaw Toyota)
24 hr. Public Viewing

10:30 a.m. Veterans Welcome Home Parade (Sherrill Park, 222 S. Shoreline Dr.)
3 p.m. Veterans Welcome Home Ceremony / Quilts of Valor (Mike Shaw Toyota)
24 hr. Public Viewing

1 p.m. Vietnam Veterans Ceremony (Mike Shaw Toyota)
2:30 p.m. Wall Closing Ceremony (Mike Shaw Toyota)
4 p.m. Vietnam Veterans Reception (Texas Surf Museum, 309 N. Water St.)

For additional information, contact Cory Brewer or Connie Cook (361) 298-3162.