Episode 2569 of the Vietnam Veteran News Podcast will feature a story about the upcoming appearance of The Wall that Heals at Caldwell, Ohio. The featured story appeared on The Daily Jeff of Cambridge, Ohio and was titled: ‘We were persistent’: Long effort brings The Wall That Heals to Caldwell for four days – Names of six service members from Noble County can be found on the wall with 3,000 listed from Ohio. It was submitted by Daily Jeff correspondent J.W. Dennison.
In his story, Dennison reported that The Wall That Heals is a traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and has traveled across the country. This October, it will be found at 215 West St. in Caldwell.
The three-quarter scale replica will be open to the public 24 hours a day starting on Thursday, Oct. 19, until the following Sunday after the closing ceremony at 2 p.m. The names of six service members from Noble County can be found on the wall with 3,000 listed from the state of Ohio.
Village Administrator and site coordinator for the event Darrell Crum related this about the event: “Having served in the United States Air Force for 22 years, I am extremely proud and honored to give tribute to my mentors when I enlisted in the early 1980s. It will be a very emotional and moving event.”
Another one of the organizers, Noble County Veterans Services, Veteran Service Officer and Marine veteran Joe Williams said this about the town’s effort to make the appearance of the Wall a reality. “We applied in the previous consecutive years and were denied, but we were persistent that we wanted to host. We have worked towards this for three years,”
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Listen to episode 2569 and discover more about the upcoming appearance of The Wall that Heals at Caldwell, Ohio.