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WHO: Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 218 Santa Barbara
WHAT: THE MOVING WALL Memorial Exhibit
WHEN: Thursday, September 29 – October 3, 2011
Open Thursday @ noon, then 24/7 through to Monday Oct. 3 at noon
WHERE: CHASE PALM PARK, 323 E. Cabrillo Blvd., SB 93103
On the Oceanside ~ East of Stern’s Wharf
INFO: (805)284-6372 or online: http:// www.vvachapter218.org
SPECIAL EVENTS: (Public is invited to attend all ceremonies)
►Saturday, October 1 @ 12 noon
Dedication Ceremony with flyover of Vietnam era aircraft @ 1 p.m.
Helicopters & fixed wing aircraft
►Sunday, October 2 @ 6:30 pm
WHY: Special five-day exhibit of the MOVING WALL, the original replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., designed to honor the sacrifice of the 58,000 men and women who died in the conflict and the 2.8 million who served in the Vietnam War. Visitors can go to the Moving Wall 24/7 during the five-day stay. The UCSB ROTC members will stand guard at The Moving Wall, illuminated 24/7, for the entire time it’s here giving the public access to come and visit it at anytime. Docents will be on hand as well and you are encouraged to bring notes, wreaths, photos or artifacts to honor your loved ones.