The Highground’s Vietnam Veterans Reunion Coming Up August 4

On Sunday, August 4, The Highground will host its annual Vietnam Veterans Reunion combining Vietnam exhibits, Huey helicopter displays (a landing is planned weather permitting), a 1pm presentation by Vietnam Veteran and Author Doug Bradley, and an opportunity to meet other Vietnam veterans at what will be a memorable gathering.

A UH-1H Huey prepares to land at The Highground during the 2023 Vietnam Veterans Reunion

The Highground Veterans Memorial Park was founded as a Vietnam Veterans Memorial in 1984 and continues to honor and remember those who served in the Vietnam War and their families. All the exhibits and speaker presentations that day will be free and open to the public. Lunch will be provided free for Vietnam veterans who RSVP before July 31. Vietnam veterans can RSVP with one guest by contacting Theresa at The Highground at museum@thehighground.org or 715-743-4224.

The itinerary is as follows:
10am (weather permitting): UH-1H Huey landing at The Highground
10am-2pm: “Vietnam Experience” Exhibit – Carl Bogar Jr with Historic Military Impressions
10am- 2pm: Static Display UH-1H Huey Helicopter – Courtesy of VVA 331
11am-1pm: Vietnam Veterans Lunch is served at the Reunion – RSVP’s are necessary (Vietnam Veteran plus one guest)– please contact at Theresa museum@thehighground.org or call 715-743-4224
1pm: Presentation by Vietnam Veteran and Author Doug Bradley – “We Gotta Get Out of This Place: The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War”
2pm: UH-1H Huey taking off from The Highground

Sponsors of the 2024 Vietnam Veterans Reunion are: Ho-Chunk Gaming Black River Falls, Central Wisconsin Broadcasting, Gary Koenigs, Ardell and Julie Schmidt, Brown’s Bar, Harold Schmitt, Thrivent, Patrick and Sharon Schaefer, and Karen Todd.

For more information about the reunion, please email Theresa at museum@thehighground.org or call 715-743-4224.

For more information about the reunion itinerary and The Highground, visit their website at thehighground.us or follow them on Facebook at Facebook.com/TheHighgroundVeteransMemorial.

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