Vietnam Traveling Wall and Field of Crosses

Start date: May 11, 2020

End date: May 17, 2020

10:00 a.m.

Location
Custenborder Park
449 Riverside Drive
Sidney, Ohio

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-The AVTT-TWF Traveling Wall is a replica of the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C.  Accompanying the Vietnam Wall this year will be the Field of Crosses, surrounded by flags.  There will be 1000 crosses, each will have military dog-tags with the names of US soldiers that have perished while on active duty between 1975 and today.  Please join us to honor these men and women.

Schedule of Events

May 11th – 3:00 pm Installation of Field of Crosses
Custenborder Field, 449 Riverside Dr, Sidney
13th – 6:30 pm Vietnam Traveling Wall Motorcycle Escort
Starting at Wapakoneta VFW, 712 N. Dixie Hwy
Ending at Custenborder Field, 449 Riverside Dr, Sidney
14th – 7:30 am Set up Vietnam Traveling Wall
10:00 am Guest Speaker Col. David Taylor
10:45 am Vets in the Flags – Visit with veterans
11:00 am Guest Speaker Kathy Hayes
6:00 pm Opening Ceremony
15th – 6:30 pm Patriotic Concert – Sidney Civic Band
16th – 12 noon to 4:00 pm – 3rd Annual Tawawa Park Cruise-In
17th – 8:00 am 1st Christian Church service, w/ Rev. Phil Chilcote, Pastor, at Custenborder
2:00 pm Closing Ceremony
3:00 pm Take down of Wall