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A place to reflect

This is a great place to walk around and reflect on our past. Forcing men and women (teenagers) to... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2018
browncondo2102
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Kitchener, Canada
Beautiful Monument to Viet Nam Veterans

Husband a Viet Nam Vet, and we are always appreciative of monuments to those who served. This... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2018
diningexpert1
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Hellertown, Pennsylvania
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The Vietnam Unit Memorial Monument is a large, flag adorned memorial wall and three "brown water" Navy boats that honor the Navy and Coast Guard personnel who died while supporting Naval operations during the Vietnam war. It's a park-like setting...more
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Naval Amphibious Base, Located on a military installation - restricted access, Coronado, CA 92118
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

This is a great place to walk around and reflect on our past. Forcing men and women (teenagers) to go to war in another country is just not right.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Husband a Viet Nam Vet, and we are always appreciative of monuments to those who served. This monument is inside the main gate of the Naval Amphibious Base Coronado, so unfortunatley only open to those who have permitted access to the base. We stopped and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank diningexpert1
Reviewed August 17, 2017

There is so much that could be said but only that which has been so many times before. Just drop by and pay your respects. You'll be better for it and they deserve it.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Hart H
Reviewed April 11, 2016

Meticulously maintained , this Memorial causes us to recall a sad moment in history, punctuated by the great courage displayed but the men and women remembered here. They traveled far, did their duty for a mission that few understood and died defending the interests of...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Joethesailor70
Reviewed March 4, 2016

Interesting facts especially for those not familiar with the Vietnam War. Small but poignant military memorial. Allows visitors to walk around several of the craft used during this conflict. Reminder - the memorial is not public and visitors must obtain base access to view.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Wilmington_NCCyndi
Reviewed December 3, 2014

.....the Navy's role during the Viet Nam War. These units are represented the three boats on static display. There is a separate obelisk dedicated to the men lost in Task Force 116 (River Patrol Force). It is a duplicate of the first one dedicated in...More

Date of experience: October 2014
5  Thank Kenneth D
Reviewed September 5, 2014

In order to visit this memorial you need to contact the base and be escorted on to the property. One of the Veterans who helped create this memorial met us at the gate. He was extremely informative and talked about his experiences. My husband is...More

Date of experience: August 2014
4  Thank Michele G
Reviewed March 25, 2014

I was stunned at how well this was done and only wish non-military could see this (if this is on the Amphib Base). Well done, all by volunteers.

Date of experience: March 2014
1  Thank dndholland62
Reviewed February 16, 2014

I visited this memorial with two former US Navy officers who were both Vietnam veterans. It's small and simple but you would be odd if you weren't moved by the experience.

Date of experience: February 2014
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Reviewed September 13, 2013

The Memorial has been put together with care and is very nicely maintained. It is comforting to know that these individuals will never be forgotten.

Date of experience: September 2013
1  Thank BarbFnJimF
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Anne S
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Good morning! In order to see the memorial you must have access to the base or obtain a visitor's pass. You may want to contact the base security office to determine what information or identification you may be required... More
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