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Vietnam Veterans Memorial Update

17 Jul 2020 12:44 PM | Membership Office (Administrator)

As the result of COVID 19 the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Visitor's Center remains closed to the public. The grounds and Chapel are open seven days a week.
With the uncertainly as to how long the COVID 19 will require social distancing and small groups and the amount of prior planning required, Run For The Wall has cancelled the September 5, 2020 bricklaying. Bricklaying has been scheduled for September 4, 2021. 

They are hoping to have Dr. Steven Trout author of WAR, REMEMBERANCE AND AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY speak during Memorial Day 2021.

The film, ON THIS HALLOWED GROUND: Vietnam Memorial Born From Tragedy has been showing on New Mexico PBS. Work is being done on getting it shown on national PBS.

If you would like a copy of the video or book call Rhonda and Leanne at 575-377-6900 or go on the website at for information or to order items. They are in the office from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday.

Construction of the Angel Fire State Rural Veteran's cemetery will be completed in the next few days.

Please stay safe and do what you can to help a vet and their families.


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