Saying programming and weather concerns have hindered completion of the first phase of “The Wall That Heals,” a memorial to Vietnam War veterans at Newtown Park, Johns Creek announced it has rescheduled the dedication ceremony from this month to next spring.
The Honoring Our Veterans Ceremony, originally set for Saturday, is now scheduled for March 28 at the park. The new date coincides with National Vietnam War Veterans Day on March 29, officials said.
The Johns Creek Veterans Association and city of Johns Creek will use the event “to showcase local veterans, hear moving stories from guest speakers, and commemorate the official grand opening of The Wall That Heals, a 250-foot replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial,” according to the city announcement.
The wall honors the more than 3 million Americans who served in the U.S. armed forces during the Vietnam conflict and bears the names of more than 58,000 service personnel who gave their lives during the war. Information: https://bit.ly/2pnwNG4
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