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Date

Oct 03 2020
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Time

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Vietnam Veterans Reunion

A Vietnam Veterans Reunion will be held at The Highground Museum on Saturday, October 3 at noon.  Vietnam Veterans and spouses are invited to join the informal gathering. In addition to providing an opportunity for Vietnam Veterans to meet and share stories, there will also be a Vietnam War UH-1H Huey helicopter landing at The Highground (weather permitting, and landing time TBA), a trailered UH-1H onsite courtesy of VVA 331, and a Veteran’s lunch.

A special guest at the reunion will be author BJ Prior. BJ worked as a flight attendant with Continental Airlines for 40 years. She flew MAC Operations, transporting soldiers during the Vietnam War. During the reunion, she will share her stories, compassion, and connections with those she considers her “men of valor” during the Vietnam War, which she wrote about in her book, “Behind My Wings.”

While at The Highground, Veterans will be able to enjoy the beautiful fall colors of the 500,000 forested-acres which can be seen from the Plaza; tour the tributes; explore the new Museum exhibit “We Were There: Korean War”; all in the company and camaraderie of fellow Vietnam Veterans. Social distancing will be encouraged and practiced outdoors. Per the current state mandate, face coverings are required inside the Highground Gift Shop and Museum.

Please RSVP by contacting Theresa at museum@thehighground.us or by calling 715-743-4224.

The Highground is located at W7031 Ridge Rd, Neillsville WI 54456

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