Thursday, September 16, 2021
American Veterans Traveling Tribute Wall and Field of Honor®, Traveling Korean War Memorial located at Oak Grove Gaming.
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 16th till 9:00am on Sunday, September 19th.
Korean War Memorial - Making its second 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.
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 - "The Girl Who Wore Freedom" at the Roxy Regional Theatre - An Award-Winning Documentary telling the stories of D-Day from the people who lived through German occupation and Allied liberation of Normandy, France.
5:00 pm - Veteran Picnic at War Memorial Park. - Veterans and their families are invited to join us at War Memoria Park for hamburgers and hot dogs prior to the Remembrance Ceremony at Oak Grove Gaming. Sponsored by: Oak Grove Tourism and Tilted Kilt.
6:30 pm -Remembrance Ceremony/Wreath Laying at the American Traveling Tribute Wall. A Massing of the Colors, tributes and wreath laying to honor those names listed on the American Veteran Traveling Tribute Wall, the Traveling Korean War Memorial and the 9/11 Never Forget Mobile exhibit.