Vietnam Veterans Memorial Moving Wall

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Moving Wall is making another tour in Alaska this year.

The Wall is currently located at Vintage Business Park across from Safeway.

The Moving Wall is a half-size replica of the Washington, D.C., Vietnam Veterans Memorial and has been touring the country for more than 20 years. It includes the names of 58,272 U.S. service members killed or missing in action during the Vietnam War.

 

 

The Alaska Department of Military and Veterans Affairs says the Moving Wall went on display for the first time in Tyler, Texas, in October 1984.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two structures of The Moving Wall now travel the United States from April through November, spending about a week at each site. The Wall is scheduled to be on display in Juneau through May 20. Then it will travel to Haines, Fairbanks, Wasilla, Ninilchik, and Anchorage next month.

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