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Schedule Of Public Events To Welcome Home Vietnam Vets

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The public is invited to several upcoming events during the Wyoming Vietnam Veterans Reunion this weekend in Casper.

The following events will be open to the public:

Friday, June 5
. 10 a.m. – Welcome home ceremony, arena floor, Casper Events Center.
The welcome home ceremony will include guest speakers and an opportunity to
meet other veterans from the state.
. 1-3 p.m. – U.S. military display, near the outdoor plaza of the
event center.

Saturday, June 6
. 10 a.m. – Veterans parade, downtown Casper. Parking for the parade
is available downtown.
. 3:30-4:30 p.m. – Joe Galloway, author of the book “We Were Soldiers
Once.and Young,” arena floor in the Casper Events Center. A limited number
of books will be available for purchase.
. 8 pm to late pm – Hunting with Heroes and the Casper Vietnam Veteran’s Motorcycle Club celebrate Wyoming’s Vietnam Veterans and our nation’s disabled veterans at the Casper Elks Lodge. It’s open to the public! No admission fee! Bring your friends!

Sunday, June 7
. 9 a.m. – Memorial service at the Oregon Trail State Veterans
Cemetery.
. 10 a.m. – A Thank You Trail along Veterans Road. At the conclusion
of the reunion weekend, the public is warmly invited to set up along
Veterans Road to wave flags, clap, or wish the veterans good bye as they
leave from the memorial.

For details or up-to-date changes during the reunion, follow the @Wyoguard twitter feed, or the hashtag, #WyoVietnamVets, as well as the Wyoming Vietnam Veterans Reunion Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/WVVReunion.

For more information prior to June 4, call the Wyoming Veterans Commission at 307-777-8152.

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