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Hunterdon County
Veterans Alliance Sponsoring the
Vietnam Moving Wall Logo
VIETNAM MOVING WALL
September 30th through October 5th

Preamble of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

"IN HONOR OF THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES WHO SERVED IN THE VIETNAM WAR. THE NAMES OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES AND OF THOSE WHO REMAIN MISSING ARE INSCRIBED IN THE ORDER THEY WERE TAKEN FROM US."

A Moving Wall, which is a replica of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C., will be on display in the Borough of Flemington at Tuccamirgan Park, from September 30th to October 5th. Parking is available on Bonnell Street and the Saint Magdalen's Church parking lot (directly across from Tuccamirgan Park).

The Wall is being brought to Hunterdon County so that we can honor the men who were killed in this very difficult war. It is also meant to bring a healing to veterans, families and friends. Another important focus is to educate our youth about this war and its impact on our nation and veterans. The Wall is a memorial that continues to heal even though the war is long over. As one Vietnam veteran has said:

"We come to touch the wall, rub it, sign to it, pray against it, stare at it and talk to it. The Wall is about the dead but is not for them. It is for the living. It lets us say good-bye, good buddies, we miss you."

The viewing of the Wall is on a 24-hour basis. However, members from each municipality will conduct private ceremonies for fall veterans from their area. A calendar of events for these ceremonies at the memorial is as follows:

The Moving Wall - Flemington New Jersey - October 2, 2000September 30th (Saturday) 11:00 am - Open Ceremony

October 1st (Sunday) 6:30 pm - Dedications for:

Dyke Manners - East Amwell
Charles Danberry and Stephen Rusch - West Amwell
John Hancock - Delaware Township

October 2nd (Monday) 6:30 pm - Dedications for:

Greg Buczynski and Andrew Fedor - Flemington Borough
Michael Baldwin and Fred Zyck - Raritan Township

October 3rd (Tuesday) 6:30 pm - Dedications for:

Alfred Lance and Lindy Hall - Lebanon Township
Ed Morrow - Califon Borough

October 4th (Wednesday) 6:30 pm - Dedications for:

Barry Runyon, Dale Haver and Larry Pypniowski - Readington Township
Fred Holjes and Robert Sheppard - Lebanon Borough

Sponsored by:

Hunterdon County Veterans Alliance
PO Box 888
Flemington, NJ 08822
American Legion Post #159 Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter #452

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #7856 Hunterdon County Bulldogs Detachment #927

Additional Photos at the Flemington Memorial

For more information on the Vietnam Veteran's Moving Wall visit their Website at: http://www.themovingwall.org

Update - October 23, 2001