After receiving an email from Bud, I was wondering how many States had a Vietnam Memorial. The short answer is ‘all of them’. The following is a partial list by state and location.
Road trip anyone?
The Alabama Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Mobile, Alabama
The Alaska Veterans Memorial, Mile 147.2, George Parks Highway
Arizona Vietnam Memorial, Phoenix
The Arkansas Vietnam Veterans Memorial, southeast corner of the State capitol grounds at 6th and Woodlane in Little Rock.
The Long Beach Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Long Beach, California.
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Berkeley, California.
The Porterville Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Porterville, California.
The State of California Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Sacramento, California.
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Salinas, California.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Trinidad, Colorado
Connecticut Vietnam Veterans Memorials
Danbury, CT, Vietnam and Korean War Veterans’ Memorials
Granby, CT, Vietnam Korean and WWII War Veterans’ Memorials
New Fairfield, CT, War Veterans’ Memorial
Gold Star Memorial, Dover
“The Wall South” The Pensacola Florida Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
Georgia Vietnam Memorial, Augusta
Korean and Vietnam War Memorial, Honolulu
Idaho State Vietnam War Memorial, Freeman Park, Idaho Falls
Illinois Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Springfield
Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Calumet City Illinois.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Lansing Illinois
The Buffalo Grove Veterans Memorial, Buffalo Grove, Illinois.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park, Munster Indiana
A Reflection of Hope; Iowa Vietnam Vet Memorial, Des Moines
The Kansas Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Junction City, Kansas.
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, on the campus of Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas, honoring the 26 Washburn University students who were killed in Vietnam.
The Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Frankfort, Kentucky.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Slidell
Vietnam War Memorial at the Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans
Vietnam War Memorial, Capitol Park, Augusta, ME
The Maryland Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Middle Branch Park; Baltimore, Maryland.
The Dorchester, Massachusetts, Vietnam Veterans Memorial
The South Boston Vietnam Veterans Memorial
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Weymouth, Massachusetts.
The Monroe County, Michigan Vietnam Veterans Memorial The memorial is in located at Heck Park in Monroe, Michigan. The park is named in honor of Captain Norman “Rusty” W. Heck, Jr.
The Michigan Vietnam Memorial, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.
The Minnesota Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Located just south of the State Capitol in St. Paul.
Ocean Springs Mississippi Memorial.
The Franklin County Vietnam Veterans Memorial, St. Clair, Missouri.
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Wentzville, Missouri.
The Montana State Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Billings, Montana.
Vietnam War Memorial, Nebraska State Veterans Memorial Garden, Lincoln
Vietnam Wall Memorial, Carson City
Vietnam War Memorial, Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen
The New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Holmdel, New Jersey.
The Vietnam Veterans National Memorial, Angel Fire, New Mexico.
Vietnam Veterans from the Four-Corners area, Farmington, New Mexico
New York Vietnam Veterans Memorials
Westchester County Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Lasdon Park,
PFC Garfield Langhorn in Riverhead, NY
Hadley Memorial, Rosedale, NYC
Rensselaer County Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
The North Carolina Vietnam Veterans Memorial is located near a rest stop on the Interstate Highway between Greensboro, NC and Charlotte, NC. It is approximately 30 miles south of Greensboro, and approximately 5 miles North of the Lexington, NC exit. Access to the memorial is through the rest stop. The memorial may be reached from both sides of the Interstate by way of an underpass running under the Interstate.
82nd Airborne Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Ft. Bragg, North Carolina.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park, New Rockford
Medina County Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Medina, Ohio
Lawton Oklahoma Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Lawton, Oklahoma
Oregon Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Portland, Oregon
Lehigh-Northhampton Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Macungie, Pennsylvania
Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Washington County, Pennsylvania Vietnam Veterans Memorial
The Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial
The Pittsburgh Memorial
Vietnam War Memorial, Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter
Memorial Park – Columbia
Korean and Vietnam War Memorial, Pierre
Vietnam War Memorial, Tennessee Memorial Wall, Nashville
Texas Vietnam War Memorial, northeast corner of the State Capitol, Austin
Vietnam Veterans Memorial, San Angelo, TX
Utah Vietnam Veterans Memorials
Vermont Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Northbound rest area on Interstate 89, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway, in Sharon Vermont,
The Piedmont Area Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Culpeper, Virginia
Virginia’s Vietnam War Monument, Huntington Park; Newport News, Virginia
Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Olympia
Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Logan, West Virginia
West Virginia State Veterans Memorial, Charleston
“The Highground” Veterans Memorial, Neillsville, Wisconsin.
Vietnam Memorial, Cody, Wyoming
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it appears that you might be the webmaster of “charliecompany.org,” or if not, someone who has done a lot of research. thanks for the tlc you have put into the site.
charlie shyab & i are friends. he joined our vietnam veterans of america, chapter 641, in silver spring, md about a year ago. he arrived in country about a year before i did — nov 1967,
& got his ticket out about a year before i did — april 1968. he was assigned to c co/1/22/4th div. i was assigned to b co/3/8/4th div & was in country from nov 1968 – may 1969.
he has told us about your reunions. i have yet to go to one, but hope to make one this year.
regarding state vietnam memorials — mike walsh from germantown, md, has gone to all 50 states & photographed many memorials. two days ago, 24 feb, 2014, he was in south
carolina. he keeps traveling & finds new memorials. in 2010, the “washington post” wrote an article about him. below is the link to the story.
this is the link to mike’s info, which lists the 50 states & has the photos he has taken. also included are comments he has written about the memorials to honor our fallen brothers.