The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) has announced The Wall That Heals national tour schedule for 2020. This exhibit includes a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial along with a mobile education center. The 25th season of The Wall That Heals will begin on February 20, 2020 in Marco Island, Florida and visit 35 communities during the year. The traveling exhibit honors more than three million Americans who served in the U.S. Armed Forces in the Vietnam War and it bears the names of 58,276 men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam.
After an applicant process, Townsend has been selected as a host from August 20th-August 23rd and the exhibit will be located on the NMRHS campus.
Hosting the exhibit provides and opportunity to honor and remember those who have served and sacrificed and offers an educational experience for visitors on the impact of the Vietnam War on America.