November 8, 2014 – December 31, 2017
Opening on November 8th 2014, this new “living history” exhibit will feature a US Marine Corps Artillery Firebase and a “Brown Water Navy” Support Base. Our new interactive equipment will include: two Bell UH-1 “Huey” helicopters, 105mm Howitzer, a Boeing Vertol CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter, Willys m725 ambulance, a Sisorsky UH-34 Se Horse Helicopter and a very rare MK1 PBR (Patrol River Boat). We will frequently feature re-enactors and Vietnam veterans to enhance the experience.
February 2, 2015
More info to follow.
March 19, 2015
We will examine the longest and bloodiest battles of the Vietnam War. Two United States Army batallalions and three Marine Corps battalions defeated 10 battalions from the People’s Army of Vietnam and the Viet Cong. The battle took place in 1968.
November 13, 2015
We will breakdown the first major battle between the United States Army and the People’s Army of Vietnam/North Vietnam during the Vietnam War. The Battle of Ia Drang Valley took place between November 14 and November 18, 1965 and involved close air support by U.S. aircraft and a strategic bombing strike by B-52s.