MOSSAR Harry S. Truman Chapter Color Guard Photo Gallery
The Wall That Heals Pink Hill Park Blue Springs, MO September 30 - October 3, 2010
The Harry S. Truman Chapter Color Guard Team participated at the Awakening Ceremony on Sunday, October 3, 2010. MOSSAR Color Guard member Captain James Scott also participated in this event, but is not shown here. Shown here along with the Harry S. Truman Chapter Color Guard team, is Compatriot Dale Edwards, who assited with the SAR Recruiting Booth. Additional members who also assisted with the SAR Recruiting Booth, but not shown here are Compatriots Jim Nail and David McCann. It is estamated that over 50,000 people attended this event over the four day period.
On Veterans Day 1996, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund unveiled a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., designed to travel to communities throughout the United States.
"Bringing The Wall Home" to communities throughout our country allows the souls enshrined on the Memorial to exist, once more, among family and friends in the peace and comfort of familiar surroundings. The traveling exhibit, known as The Wall That Heals, allows the many thousands of veterans who have been unable to cope with the prospect of "facing The Wall" to find the strength and courage to do so within their own communities, thus allowing the healing process to begin.
The Wall That Heals also features a Traveling Museum and Information Center providing a comprehensive educational component to enrich and complete visitors' experiences. The Museum chronicles the Vietnam War era and the unique healing power of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, while the Information Center serves as a venue for people to learn about friends and loved ones lost in the war. Since its dedication, The Wall That Heals has visited more than 300 cities and towns throughout the nation, spreading the Memorial's healing legacy to millions.
Left Photo (L-R): Major General Robert L. Grover, MOSSAR Color Guard Commander; Compatriot Dale Crandell; and President Dirk A. Stapleton, Harry S. Truman Chapter.
Right Photo (L-R): Major General Robert L. Grover, MOSSAR Color Guard Commander; and President Dirk A. Stapleton, Harry S. Truman Chapter.