Please join members of Veterans Help Group at the Veterans Appreciate Day on November 3, 2012 at the Clearwater High School (540 Hercules) from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. The event is hosted by the Tampa Bay Veterans Alliance and is co-sponsored by Veterans Help Group. Admission is free and events will include a Pass and Review Honor Guard, Youth Groups, Young Vets, Active Duty, Special Appearances by Military Leaders and Local Dignitaries, demonstration by the Clearwater High School Marine JROTC Silent Drill Team, and a public swearing in of new military recruits.
There will also be a Veterans Village open from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. for exhibits, demonstrations, sponsors and information helpful to veterans, their families and the Tampa Bay Community.
The Wall will also be present from November 1st through November 4th.
What is the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall?
The Wall is a 3/5 scale of the Vietnam Memorial located in Washington, D.C., standing six feet tall at the center and covering almost 300 feet from end to end. The Traveling Wall 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.
For future opportunities to see the wall in your area see the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall schedule.