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Veterans, families turn out for San Antonio stop of ‘The Wall That Heals’
March 1, 2019
A veteran searches for the name of a friend at "The Wall That Heals" display Feb. 28 at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. Dozens of Vietnam War-era veterans, their families and many others turned out to pay tribute to those who never came home. The Daughters of the American Revolution’s Alamo Chapter hosted “The Wall That Heals,” a traveling representation of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, at the cemetery Feb. 28 through March 3.

‘The Wall That Heals’ makes San Antonio stop Feb. 28-March 3
February 13, 2019
Like the original memorial, “The Wall That Heals” is erected in a chevron shape and visitors can do name rubbings of individual service member's names. The replica is constructed of Avonite, a synthetic granite, and its 140 numbered panels are supported by an aluminum frame. Machine engraving of the more than 58,000 names along with modern LED lighting provide readability day and night.