The Wall That Heals is coming to Kearney, from August 11-14, 2022, at Kearney Patriot Park. This exhibit, hosted by the 37th Nebraska Vietnam Veterans Reunion, brings a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., and mobile education center to Kearney, Nebraska. Open 24 hours a day, free to the public, and will close Sunday at 2:00 p.m.
WALL SETUP & TEAR DOWN
24/7 WELCOMING HOSTS
If interested contact:
Volunteer Coordinator – Donna Andresen
308-380-2801 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer Coordinator – Melinda Haag
308-379-8840 / email@example.com
Mobile Education Center
The 53-foot trailer that carries The Wall That Heals transforms to become a mobile Education Center. The exterior of the trailer features a timeline of “The War and The Wall” and provides additional information about the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Additional exhibits give visitors a better understanding of the legacy of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the collection of items left at The Wall.
Mobile Phone App
Download VVMF’s Mobile Tour app and explore the Vietnam Veterans Memorial as your own tour guide.
Photos of service members on The Wall who list their home of record from the local area. The photos are part of The Wall of Faces, an effort to put a face to every name inscribed on The Wall in Washington, D.C.
VVMF’s In Memory program honors those who returned home from Vietnam and later died. Please understand that while your loved one’s memory and service will be honored, his/her name will not be inscribed on The Wall. To have a loved one considered for the In Memory program in 2023, you must submit your application to VVMF by March 29, 2023. Click here for more information.
Guided Group Tours
Part of what is offered with the “The Wall that Heals Mobile Education Experience” are professional guided tours about the Vietnam era lead by trained TWTH staff.
These groups could be school classes, patriotic groups, boy/girl scouts, 4H groups, company groups, church groups or “AD-HOCK” groups spontaneously formed at The Wall that Heals.
The tour chairman is Donna Anderson 308-380-2801 – firstname.lastname@example.org
(Tours will be available on a “first come, first receive basis.)