50th Anniversary Commemoration – 11:00 am
50 Years: May 22, 1968 Con Thien, South Vietnam – May 22, 2018 Angel Fire, NM.
(1968 photo below thanks to Martin D’Giff who survived that battle)
Please join the David Westphall Veterans Foundation, family members of the fallen 1st Bn. 4th Marines, and survivors of the May 22, 1968 Ambush. We will gather to commemorate the 50th Anniversary on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Angel Fire, at 11:00 am. The ceremonies will focus on the men who died and on those next of kin and battle survivors that they left behind. The public is invited.
Sunday, May 27, 2018
POW MIA Candlelight Vigil – 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
We welcome all to attend the POW-MIA Candlelight Vigil (including the Missing Man Ceremony) in the amphitheater at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Angel Fire, NM. Vigil will be held outdoors if at all possible, so coats and blankets recommended.
Monday, May 28, 2018 (Memorial Day)
Flag March – 9:00 am to 10:00 am
The Flag March starts at the intersection of US Hwy 64 and NM Hwy 434 under the blinking light at 9:00 am and proceeds up the hill to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Angel Fire, NM. The public is invited to participate.
Memorial Day Ceremony – 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
All are invited to attend the Memorial Day ceremony at 11:00 am in the amphitheater at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Angel Fire, NM. The keynote speaker and other details about the ceremony will be posted soon.