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Illinois Vietnam Christmas Remembrance Ceremony



December 4, 2021
1 pm - 2 pm

Illinois Vietnam Veterans Memorial
1500 Monument Ave. - Oak Ridge Cemetery
217-782-2717

Free


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The Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Oak Ridge Cemetery is the site of a special Christmas Remembrance program and ceremony. The names of troops listed as prisoner of war or missing in action will be read. Family and friends of the soldiers will hang handmade, heart-shaped ornaments bearing the name of lost loved ones on a nearby tree at the memorial. The Black Tiger Honor Guard will serve as the color guard.  The ceremony will also include music courtesy of the Land of Lincoln Chorus. 

 

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