Please join us as we salute, welcome and honor approximately 350 of our “Run For The Wall” riders as they make their 14th stop on the ride from Ontario, CA to Washington, DC. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is one of the most important stops on the ride due to the significance and meaning of the memorial to so many of the riders.
“Remembrance Ceremony” – Sunday, May 28, 2023 at 6:00 pm
A remembrance vigil on the eve of Memorial Day to remember, reflect, and heal for families and friends of beloved Veterans who have passed on. The Ceremony highlights include: 44th Army Ensemble Band performance, The Woman Veterans Warriors Color Guard, Missing Man Table by Victor Flores, Flag Presentation by the Vietnam Vets Legacy Vets Motorcycle Club, Presentation by Gold Star Wives SW Regional President Debra Kraus, and “Those Who Came Before Us” Presentation by the Woman Veteran Warriors Color Guard.
“Memorial Day Ceremony” – Monday, May 29, 2023 at 9:00 am
For over 50 years, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial “Memorial Day Ceremony” has been and continues to be an emotional yet healing time veterans and their families as we celebrate those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice by dying by in our nations service. This year’s activities include: The Flag March, which starts at the corner of US Highway 64 and Highway 434 and concludes at the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial; 44th Army Ensemble performance; Keynote Speaker Dr. James Willbanks, Professor Emeritus of Military History at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, retired Army Lieutenant Colonel, and decorated Vietnam Veteran; VVA Northern NM Chapter 996 Color Guard; 21 Gun Salute by the Tsidi Toii Veterans.
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