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TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -
new effort to recognize local Vietnam veterans and fallen soldiers is coming to
June 5, the Cost of Freedom Traveling Wall will arrive in Toledo. The tribute
will be on display in International Park in east Toledo.
wall is an 80 percent replica of the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, DC,
and displays all the names of the military members who died in service or went
missing in action in Vietnam and southeast Asia during the war.
Wheeler helped organized the event, and believes this is an opportunity to say
we appreciate the sacrifices they made.
these service men and women came back, they were treated with more disrespect
than the enemy treated them," Wheeler said. "They were spit on. And it's about
time that we, as a country, recognize their heroism and try to set things
wall will be on display through June 9. There will also be many events taking
place at that time.