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Vietnam Veterans Candle Light Vigil to Recognize Tennessee Soldiers still missing from the Vietnam War

 

Annual Montgomery County Candle Light Vigil honors those still missing in action from Vietnam

Clarksville, TNVietnam Veterans of America LogoThe Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 396 will be holding their Memorial Day Vigil on Sunday May 26th at 7:00pm at Veterans Plaza (350 Pageant Lane), in front of the Wiliam O. Beach Civic Hall to remember the men and women who were left behind in Vietnam when American forces left that country in 1975.

This year the guest speakers will include Col. Tom Denny Retired, a Vietnam Veteran; along with various city and county dignitaries. The colors will be posted by an honor guard composed of Montgomery Central High School JROTC Students.

A Vietnam Veterans of American member carries forward the chair of one of the POW/MIA soldiers at the 2012 Candle Light Vigil

A Vietnam Veterans of American member carries forward the chair of one of the POW/MIA soldiers at the 2012 Candle Light Vigil

The Local vigil was first held in 1989 the same year that Chapter 396 was chartered, and has been held each year since. This will be the 24th consecutive year that they held the ceremony.

If you have not yet been out to witness this solemn ceremony, please come out and attend! Everyone is welcome!

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Images from the 2011 Memorial Day Candle Light Vigil


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