Here is the information on our Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall Escort to be held on May 16th, 2018.
May 11 Updated: STAGING & ROUTE CHANGE:
STAGING: POLK’S DRUGS Hwy 49 South Florence MS 39073 at 7:00 am – gas tanks full. Safety briefing 7:15, KSU 7:30. We will travel Hwy 49 South to the Exxon Service Station at South Gate entrance to Camp Shelby.
We will fuel and stage for entrance to Camp Shelby with the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall. KSU 9:30. We will go to the 10:00 am dedication of the Military Museum’s site for the Gold Star Families Memorial Monument. The guest speaker will be Medal of Honor Recipient Retired W.O. Hershel “Woody” Williams, U.S, Marine Corp.
Following the dedication, the museum will be open for tours.
STAGING FOR ESCORT OF WALL TO HARLEY DAVIDSON OF JACKSON MS: 12:00 pm, safety briefing 12:15pm, KSU 12:30 pm. ETA at Harley Davidson of Jackson 2:30 pm. DUE TO CONSTRUCTION WE WILL TURN ONTO HWY 84 AT COLLINS AND STOP FOR FUEL IN BROOKHAVEN.
We will have LEO and helicopters escorting on the trip to Jackson. Distance approximately 153 miles.
*** All Personnel are required to have photo ID for entry, NO WEAPONS allowed on Base ***