Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 25 in West Palm Beach, and its foundation, Friends of Veterans, in conjunction with the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center and the Palm Beach County Veterans Committee have organized a special event next month.
A three-fifths scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial will be arriving in Palm Beach County on Wednesday, April 8 and will be open to the public from Thursday, April 9 through Sunday, April 12.
The campus of Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter will be the host of the memorial, which will be erected in the Abacoa Town Center.
At 10 a.m. on April 11, there will be an opening ceremony, and the closing ceremony will take place at noon on April 12. The wall will still be in place after the closing ceremony. The wall will be open for visitors from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
A computer system will be available to locate names on the wall, and there will be individuals available to assist in wall rubbings.
For more information, call Jerry Klein at (561) 602-8414 or Tom Corey at (561) 351-0736.