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AVTT Committee: The American Veterans Traveling Tribute includes the following: • A series of A frames depicting the actual statistics from every war/conflict that the USA has been involved in. • A series of World War II panels which portray the entire timeline of events and numerous graphics and photos. • A Korean War tribute consisting of 8 panels with the entire timeline and battle maps with numerous photos. • The Traveling Vietnam Wall – 80% replica (largest replica) of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in DC. 380 ft. long end to end, with all 58,253 names. This wall is current up thru the additions and deletions of 2009. Additionally, all corrections known were made at the time of its construction. • A series of Vietnam facts and figures. • The Vietnam War timeline of events. • Art display from a Vietnam Veteran artist. • A display of USA founding and significant historical documents: the Constitution, Declaration of Independence and other relevant documents. • Panels for honoring Law Enforcement and Firefighters with pictorial display. • A panel memorializing the casualties at the Ft. Hood 2009 shooting.

David Bower Clinton County Veterans Affairs 230 E. Water St. Lock Haven, PA 17745 (570) 893-4339 dbower@clintoncountypa.com

Maria Boileau Downtown Lock Haven, Inc. 205 E. Main St. Lock Haven, PA 17745 (570) 748-1576 mboileau777@gmail.com

(The Wall will arrive on September 14th and will leave on September 19th.)

Heisey Museum 362 E. Water St. Lock Haven, PA 17745 (570) 748-7254 execdir@clintoncountyhistory.com

Bob Rolley The Express 9-11 W. Main St. Lock Haven, PA 17745 (570) 748-6791 brolley@lockhaven.com

Lou Bernard

• Displays honoring all those who fell in military hostile action between the end of Vietnam and the 9/11 attack. Each conflict is represented with facts and each casualty is recorded on a gold dog tag.

Heisey Museum 362 E. Water St. Lock Haven, PA 17745 (570) 748-7254 curator@clintoncountyhistory.com

• A gold dog tag tribute to all those members of the armed forces who have given their life in the Global War on Terror. Each tag has full name, rank, branch of service, date of casualty, and location of casualty.

September 15-18, 2011

Anne McCloskey

• Panels displaying the pictures of each of our Commanders in Chief throughout history.

• A 9/11 tribute with the names of all 2,984 casualties organized by where they were located at the time of death.

Clinton County Welcomes the American Veterans Traveling Tribute

Melissa Barr Clinton County Veterans Affairs 230 E. Water St. Lock Haven, PA 17745 (570) 893-4339 mbarr@clintoncountypa.com

Bringing The Wall to Clinton County has been a cooperative effort by Clinton County Veterans Affairs, Downtown Lock Haven, Inc., The Heisey Museum & The Express.


AVTT Schedule of Events

AVTT Schedule of Events (Cont'd.)

AVTT Schedule of Events (Cont’d.)

Wednesday, September 14:

Saturday, September 17: Hometown Hero Day

Sunday, September 18: First Responders’ Day

AVTT arrives at 6:30 p.m. escorted by The Patriot Guard. Security begins at 7:00 p.m.

9:30 a.m. - Music by The Lindy Sisters at the Floating Stage/J. Doyle Corman Amphitheater

8:46, 9:03, 9:37 & 10:03 a.m. - Adam Stoner, Bugles Across America, will perform “Taps”

10:00 a.m. - Hometown Hero Celebration on E. Water St. near J. Doyle Corman Amphitheater w/ music by The Lindy Sisters **Rain or shine *The Lindy Sisters will sing for 30 minutes following the Celebration.

10:30 a.m. - Vesper Service at Triangle Park (Rain location: Lock Haven Elks)

Thursday, September 15: 7:00 a.m. - Work detail begins to assemble The Wall & other exhibits. 6:00 p.m. - Opening Ceremonies at The Heisey Museum/Apex of The Wall w/ music by Central PA Community Band **Rain or shine 7:00 p.m. - Changing of the Guard by Jersey Shore Honor Guard Friday, September 16: Education Day 8:30 a.m. - Sugar Valley Rural Charter School students visit The Wall w/ WWII presentation by Logan Coney, C.E.O. of SVRCS 10:00 a.m. - Students from KCSD will be bussed in to visit The Wall

12:00 p.m. - Medal of Honor Ceremony for Foster Sayers at Veterans' Park 1:00 p.m. - Patriot Guard Motorcycle Ride along The Wall on E. Water St. to Jay St. to Rt. 220 1:00 p.m. - The Lindy Sisters at the Masonic Temple in conjunction with the Masons’ chicken BBQ 1:00 p.m. - Seminars at Masonic Temple: *Bike USA - Joseph Bacorn & Joseph Fiasco Cross country bike ride to raise money for wounded veterans *My Healthy Vet - presented by James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center

12:00 p.m. - Presentation by Kelly Hastings, Superintendant of Keystone Central School District at The Heisey/Apex

5:00 p.m. - Special Recognition Ceremony at The Heisey/Apex

12:00 p.m. - Jeffry Wert - Civil War presentation at Ross Library

6:00 p.m. - Changing of the Guard by Jersey Shore Honor Guard

4:00 p.m. - Dean Beck Medal Ceremony at The Heisey/Apex

7:00 p.m. - Music by the Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors at Triangle Park (Rain location: TBD)

5:00 p.m. - Dean Muthler Medal Ceremony at Korean War Exhibit 6:00 p.m. - Music by Kels Lomison & Friends at Triangle Park (Rain location: Masonic Temple) 6:00 p.m. - SFC Gary Knarr Retirement Ceremony at The Heisey/Apex 6:00 p.m. - Changing of the Guard by Jersey Shore Honor Guard

1:00 p.m. - EMS, Fire & Police Chiefs Ceremony for 9/11 at the 9/11 Exhibit (Fire trucks to be displayed on Main Street) **Rain or shine 1:00 p.m. - World War II, Korean & Vietnam War Reunions at Lock Haven Elks w/ music by The Lindy Sisters 5:00 p.m. - Music by Lock Haven Community Chorus at The Heisey/Apex 6:00 p.m. - Closing Ceremonies at The Heisey/Apex w/ music by Central PA Community Band & Lock Haven Community Chorus **Rain or shine 7:00 p.m. - Changing of the Guard by Jersey Shore Honor Guard 7:30 p.m. - Light Up the Levee w/ music by The Lindy Sisters **Rain or shine ~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~Clinton/Lycoming Young Marines will stand guard at The Wall on Sunday 9/18 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ~STRIKE K9 SEARCH AND RESCUE will be on site Sunday 9/18. ~For Triangle Park events, please bring your own lawn chair.

***SCHEDULE AS OF 09/09/2011 and is SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

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