Join us in Clarksville, Tennessee September 16-20 to celebrate the service and sacrifice of veterans from across the years, miles and conflicts. This is a time of reflection, remembrance and reunion.
This five-day event offers something for everyone; From guest speakers, to the American Veterans Traveling Tribute (AVTT) Vietnam Wall, Traveling Korean War Memorial, 9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit, and the 6th Annual Welcome Home Parade. This will be great opportunity to catch up with old friends, meet new friends and be embraced by a community that loves veterans.
This event, in honor of Americas Vietnam War Veterans, welcomes all veteran military personnel. The Founding Principle of the VVA holds true here. "Never again will one generation of veterans abandon another." Join us as we celebrate your service, valor and sacrifice during this five-day celebration.
*SCHEDULES AND TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE*
Thursday, September 17
On Thursday evening, the eve of POW/MIA Recognition Day, the community will join together at the American Veteran Traveling Tribute Wall for a Remembrance Ceremony and Wreath Laying.
Friday, September 18
This is going to be a powerful day full of tributes. A special luncheon with a guest speaker, the Eternal Flame Ceremony and an evening activity will fill the day.
Saturday, September 19
Today is the big day! Soldiers, veterans and others will line up at First Baptist Church for the parade through Downtown Clarksville. Military transport vehicles, marching units, marching bands, floats and more will be a part of this tribute to our nation's heroes.
The Valor Run will be kicking off with a full day of activities
at Beachaven Vineyards & Winery and concludes with a free concert.