Opening ceremonies set for Vietnam Moving Wall

A series of ceremonies to welcome the Vietnam Moving Wall, a half-scale replica of the national monument to casualties of the Vietnam War, will be held in Freedom Park.

Master of Ceremonies Nick Coy of the Veterans Advisory Council will present special presentations on Thursday, June 28, at 6 p.m., on Saturday, June 30, at 1 p.m., and Sunday, July 1, at 6 p.m.

Each ceremony will include opening and closing prayers, a presentation of colors, musical tributes and keynote speakers.

Addresses will be given by military personnel, government officials, and a private citizen whose uncle is listed on the wall. Participating musicians include Brian Cosner, Michelle Findley, Joshua Neild, John Ritchie and Lisa Christine Skrabar.

For additional information call Carol Coy 760-608-9251.

Story First Published: 2018-06-22