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Jacksonville museum to celebrate Vietnam Veterans Day
Jacksonville museum to celebrate Vietnam Veterans Day

JACKSONVILLE, Ark. (KTHV) - The Jacksonville Museum of Military History will host a "Welcome Home" event to remember and honor Vietnam veterans Saturday, April 11. 

On May 25, 2012, President Barack Obama declared May 28, 2012 through November 11, 2025 as the 'Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War.' 

The museum will be open at no charge to the public from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on April 11. There will be several exhibits on display at the event. There will also be live music and a showing of the new documentary "The Last days in Vietnam" presented by AETN.

The museum will be holding the 'Honor and Remembrance Ceremony' around 3 p.m., followed by a dinner on the museum grounds. You must have a ticket to eat at the dinner. Tickets are $10 and will no longer be sold after April 3. 

For more information on RSVP details and tickets call (501) 241-1943 or visit their website