6th Annual

Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day

April 29th 2017

 

On May 25th, 2012 President Barack Obama proclaimed May 28th 2012, through November 11th 2025, as the Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War. Come to remember, honor and “Welcome Home” our Vietnam Veterans,

 

Schedule of Events

10:00am - 6:00pm

Museum open at no charge to the public

•    8ft x 12ft vinyl map of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia for veterans and Gold Star Families to sign. Map is displayed in museum

 

•    Vietnam exhibits and displays including “From Arkansas to The Silver Field of Vietnam”   

(A dog tag exhibit honoring Arkansans killed in Vietnam sponsored in part by the U.S. Army)

 

•    Live Music

 

•    Veterans Service Organizations are invited to have a booth (no charge).  See additional attachment for Booth Participation Form.

 

12:00pm – 2:00pm    

Special showing of the film, “Good Morning Vietnam” starring Robin Williams

 *There is no charge for the movie but seating is limited. You must reserve a seat in advance.

 

3:00-4:00pm

Honor & Remembrance Ceremony

 

Following ceremony - Dinner on the Grounds

•    $10.00 a ticket (you must have a ticket to eat)

•    RSVP Required by April 24th 2017

•    Dinner Sponsors available for Vietnam Veterans (call the museum for more information)

 

For more information contact the Jacksonville Museum of Military History

at (501) 241-1943 or www.jaxmilmuseum.org

 

100 Veterans Circle - Jacksonville AR 72076