Thursday, September 19, 2019
American Veterans Traveling Tribute Wall and Field of Honor®, 9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit located at Beachaven Winery, 1100 Dunlop Lane.
The American Veteran Traveling Tribute Wall is a 360 feet long and 80% the size of the wall in Washington DC. The AVTT Wall will be open 24 hours a day beginning at 9:00 am Thursday, September 13th till 3:00pm on Sunday, September 16th. Special thanks to sponsor Forterra Credit Union.
Korean War Memorial - Making its debut appearance, the traveling Korean War Memorial features 19 soldiers in formation, with 3 additional soldiers around a campfire.
Field of Honor® Tribute to Veterans is a display of flags sponsored in honor or in memory of veterans, first responders, family and friends. These 3 foot by 5 foot flags will line the field behind the AVTT Wall. It promises to be a beautiful and moving sight. Sponsored by F & M Bank.
Additionally, the 9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit will make its first appearance in Clarksville. Sponsored by: Sykes Funeral Home and Crematory.
8:30 am - Hero Breakfast - Held at First Baptist Church Clarksville, this breakfast will pair JROTC cadets and students from the local high schools with veterans and active duty soldiers for a guided discussion and meal. Sponsored by the Wounded Warrior Project.
2:00 pm - Welcome Home Ceremony - Fort Campbell Hanger 3 - Vietnam Veterans will receive a long overdue welcome home, just like the active duty soldiers do now. This will be a powerful and emotional ceremony. More details will be posted soon.
6:30 pm -Remembrance Ceremony/Wreath Laying at the American Traveling Tribute Wall. Skydivers, a Massing of the Colors, tributes and wreath laying to honor those names listed on the wall and on the Remembering Our Fallen exhibit.