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Posted on: July 31, 2018

Notice of Street Closure during POW MIA Walk

Notice of Street Closure: During the POW MIA Walk, Margaret Street from Centennial to the Highway 36 slip ramp will be closed from 6:30 PM until 8:00 PM to allow for the safety of participants. Also, 12th Avenue from Margaret Street to Helen will be closed for spectator parking.

Join us for the annual POW/MIA Remembrance Walk on Thursday, September 6 at 6:30 PM. Gather at the VFW Post 1350 (2483 7th Avenue) prior to 6:30 PM. Walkers will then proceed east along 7th Avenue, north along Margaret Street to Veterans Park (2480 Margaret Street).The walk will be followed up by the
Rock on Truck with the New POW Tribute Truck. As we reach our destination, a program will follow with a guest speaker as well as honoring pavers that were installed in 2018. We will also give honor to three servicemen that will be added to the memorial wall, Veterans and casualties of the Vietnam War. The 'Huey' first used in Vietnam, will also be on display.

2018 recognizes the 100th anniversary of the First World War, 1918, and the 50th Anniversary of the height of the Vietnam War, 1968. Both dates recognize the supreme sacrifice of American veterans who served and sacrificed to protect and defend American freedoms and ideals.Rock on Trucks will be at this event with their Brand New POW Tribute Truck".

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