Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park opens at the Museum of Flight

Monday, May 27, 2019

Hundreds of people attended the ceremony.
The B-52G Stratofortress is part of the display.
The Huey helicopter did a flyover
Photo by Steven H. Robinson

Saturday, May 25, 2019 was the dedication of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park, located behind the Aviation Pavilion at the Museum of Flight at Boeing Field, 9404 E. Marginal Way S, Seattle 98108.

Memorial statue and Stratofortress
Photo by Steven H. Robinson

The new park features their B-52G Stratofortress, memorial statue and a tribute wall with personalized plaques from people honoring the veterans in their lives.

The park is part of the healing process for veterans
Photo by Steven H. Robinson

The program included aircraft flyovers, an Honor Guard presentation and a special pinning ceremony for Vietnam veterans in attendance to honor their service.

It was an opportunity for Vietnam vets to talk
Photo by Steven H. Robinson

They are offering FREE general admission to the Museum and 50% off entrance to Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission for Veterans (plus one adult and any children under 17) for Monday, May 27 to celebrate this event.

Photo by Jerry Pickard

Keynote Address was from General Jim Mattis (Ret.) USMC and 26th Secretary of Defense

The plaque at the base of the status reads:

Vietnam Air War Veterans Memorial: 
Open for all who wish to remember, heal and learn.
Dedicated to all Veterans who bravely served in the Vietnam War; both those who returned and those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Army - Marines - Navy - Air Force - Coast Guard
The Museum of Flight is proud to honor your service. 
Welcome Home!


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