The Moving Wall: reminder of Vietnam veterans sacrifices
Last updated 6/20/2019 at 9:37am
There was no shortage of visitors to Medical Lake this weekend along the reflective black wall engraved with the names of 58,318 Americans who didn't make it home alive from the Vietnam War.
"Once the panels come out, this place becomes hallowed ground," Paul Chen, The Moving Wall caretaker, told volunteers gathered to help erect the traveling monument on Thursday morning after arriving via an escort of motorcycles and law enforcement.
Those volunteers spent much of Thursday morning carefully piecing together the Wall's panels prior to an opening ceremony the same evening that was attended...