Touring Vietnam Wall arrives in KC



KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) – With Memorial Day approaching, a well known touring veterans memorial is coming to Kansas Metropolis.This yr, the wall will embrace additions to honor veterans past those that served within the Vietnam Battle.The American Veterans Touring Tribute (AVTT) Vietnam Wall arrived in Kansas Metropolis Wednesday.The memorial wall measures practically 400 ft lengthy. It’s an 80 p.c scale duplicate of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.This yr they’ve added smaller panels honoring American sacrifices in different navy conflicts together with the 2 world wars, 9/11, Afghanistan and Iraq.Lots of of motorcyclists with state and native legislation enforcement and the Fight Veterans Bike Affiliation escorted the wall from Gail’s Harley Davidson in Grandview to the Nationwide WWI Museum and Memorial late Wednesday afternoon.The wall and tribute panels will probably be on the Southeast Garden of the Museum and Memorial from Thursday afternoon by means of Memorial Day. It’s free to view and accessible day and night time. The one exception is on Sunday, Might twenty ninth from 7-11 p.m. throughout a separate occasion, Celebration on the Station.There will probably be a gap ceremony at 6 p.m. Thursday.Copyright 2022 KCTV. All rights reserved.