Camden County Welcomes Home Our Vietnam Veterans

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Camden County Welcomes Home Our Vietnam Veterans

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, Camden County is hosting a commemorative event to thank and honor all veterans of the Vietnam War and their families for their service and sacrifice. The event will include the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Wall, concert and family fun activities, remembrance vigil, educational activities, a pinning ceremony and more.

Join Camden County in welcoming home our Vietnam Veterans during a 4-Day commemoration event to honor Camden County Vietnam Veterans upon the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.

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September 5 – 8
Visit the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Wall

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Motorcycle Escort brings the AVTT Traveling Wall to Veterans Island, Cooper River Park, Pennsauken, NJ

Thursday 9/5 – Kick off & Pinning/Medal Ceremony
Gates open 6:00PM, Ceremony begins at 6:30 PM.
Join Camden County in welcoming home our Vietnam Veterans with a pinning and medal ceremony. If you are a Vietnam era veteran, service member, spouse, gold star family member or family member, please click here to register.

Friday 9/6 – Candlelight Remembrance Vigil
Veterans, their families, and other members of the community will come together for a candlelight remembrance vigil at the Traveling Tribute Wall in Cooper River Park to honor those Vietnam veterans who never returned home. 6:30PM

If you would like to VOLUNTEER to help at the Vigil, we have several volunteer opportunities available, which include Assistance/Sign In Table, Escorting family members to the Wall, Rose/Candle distribution and securityCLICK HERE to volunteer. 

Saturday 9/7 – Veterans Resource Fair, Family Fun, Educational Activities and Concert featuring Tri County Symphonic and Gary Puckett and the Union Gap.

Enjoy a day of family fun with a veterans resource fair, rides, educational activities starting at 10AM through 4PM, and a concert featuring the Tri-County Symphonic Band and Gary Puckett and the Union Gap.

12PM: TRI-COUNTY SYMPHONIC BAND
2PM GARY PUCKETT AND THE UNION GAP

Sunday 9/8 – 9/11 Heroes Run and Closing Ceremony – 9AM
To learn more and register for the 9/11 Heroes Run visit:
https://www.travismanion.org/community-engagement/911-heroes-run/2019-pennsauken-nj/

Interested in being an exhibitor at the event? Visit: http://bit.ly/CCVietnamExhibitor

Interested in volunteering for Visitor Assistance Wall Ambassador or Wall Security CLICK HERE

 

Thank You To Our Sponsors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Cooper River Park
    5300 North Park Drive, Pennsauken, NJ, 08109, United States
  • Thursday, Sep 5th, 2019 - Sunday, Sep 8th, 2019
  • Add to Calendar 2019-09-05 2019-09-08 America/New_York Camden County Welcomes Home Our Vietnam Veterans

    In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, Camden County is hosting a commemorative event to thank and honor all veterans of the Vietnam War and their families for their service and sacrifice. The event will include the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Wall, concert and family fun activities, remembrance vigil, educational activities, a pinning ceremony and more. Join Camden County in welcoming home our Vietnam Veterans during a 4-Day commemoration event to honor Camden County Vietnam Veterans upon…

    5300 North Park Drive, Pennsauken, NJ, 08109, United States public
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