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Home > About Us > Press Room > Press Releases > Vietnam Wall Opening Ceremony
Vietnam Wall Opening Ceremony
Seperator
Vietnam Wall Opening Ceremony
11/8/2011
 
FROM:   
INTREPID SEA, AIR & SPACE MUSEUM
West 46th Street and 12th Avenue at Hudson River Park
www.intrepidmuseum.org 

CONTACT:    
Rubenstein Communications, Inc., Public Relations
Brady Littlefield – 212-843-9220 / blittlefield@rubenstein.com

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Luke Sacks – 646-381-5282 / lsacks@intrepidmuseum.org
MEDIA ADVISORY

 
VIETNAM VETERANS TO JOIN RELIGIOUS AND CIVIC LEADERS
AT OPENING CEREMONY OF TRAVELING VIETNAM MEMORIAL AT
INTREPID SEA, AIR & SPACE MUSEUM WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9

Vietnam Veterans will join Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Archbishop of New York Timothy Dolan, Senior Rabbi of Congregation of Emanu-el of the City of New York David Posner, Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Paul Bucha, and Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum President Susan Marenoff-Zausner in participating at the opening ceremony of the Dignity Memorial® Vietnam Wall, a traveling, three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C on Wednesday, November 9th from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum located at Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue) in Manhattan.

The Dignity Memorial® Vietnam Wall stands eight feet tall and stretches 240 feet long. It is inscribed with the names of more than 58,000 Americans who died in combat or are currently listed as missing in Vietnam.  Since its creation in 1990 by the Dignity Memorial network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers, the traveling monument has been displayed in more than 200 cities across the country.  This marks the first time the Memorial will be displayed in Manhattan, where it will be open to the public, at no cost, at Pier 86 until Sunday, November 20.

The Dignity Memorial® Vietnam Wall is sponsored by these local funeral providers: Riverside Memorial Chapel, Frank E. Campbell The Funeral Chapel, Andrett Funeral Home, Chas. Peter Nagel Funeral Directors, Walter B. Cooke Funeral Home and Gramercy Park Memorial Chapel. For more information on the Dignity Memorial® Vietnam Wall please visit: http://www.dignitymemorial.com/dm20/en_US/main/dm/veterans/vietnam-wall-

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is proudly supported by Bank of America.

                       
                        DATE:             Wednesday, November 9                      

                        TIME:             10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

                        PLACE:          Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
                                                Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue)
                                                Manhattan

 



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