The Wall That Heals, a 375-foot-long replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C., will be on display April 18-21 at Oklahoma State University.
Visitors can honor the more than 58,000 Americans who died in the Vietnam War and visit a mobile education center to learn about social, cultural and political aspects of the Vietnam era in the United States.
The Wall That Heals – which rises to an apex of 7 ½ feet high at its center – will be available for viewing 24 hours a day from 12 a.m. April 18 through 3 p.m. April 21 on the intramural athletic fields west of the Colvin Center near West Hall of Fame Avenue and North Walnut Street in Stillwater. Parking will be available nearby.
An opening ceremony is planned for 10-11:30 a.m. April 18 and will include an address from OSU President Burns Hargis.
Hourlong guided tours are available to student groups April 18-19. To reserve a time slot, contact Jim Self at 405-612-1664 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteers and staff from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund – responsible for bringing The Wall That Heals to OSU – will be leading the tours.
A recognition ceremony for Vietnam veterans, Purple Heart recipients and gold star families (survivors of those killed in the line of military duty) is set for 2 p.m. April 20.
Those interested in being recognized are asked to contact OSU’s Student Veteran Academic Services at 405-744-1390 or
A non-denominational Easter sunrise service is planned for 8 a.m. April 21. Echoing taps will be played to close the event at 2:50 p.m. Sunday.
The public is welcome to visit anytime and encouraged to make rubbings of service members’ names.
Stillwater , Oklahoma 74078