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Excellent memorial!!!

Excellent memorial to Veterans! Have been yo several functions there and they are always very... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
Midland, Texas
For some peace and quiet and place to thank the creator for all blessings.

Been there many times, was one of the group of veterans who helped make the statue and helicopter a... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Thomas Lon C
Midland, Texas, United States
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Wright Drive at Midland International Airport, Midland, TX 79706
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Reviewed July 16, 2018

Excellent memorial to Veterans! Have been yo several functions there and they are always very moving. The PB Vietnam Veteran Assc does a great job. The Huey is a great reminder of the reason for the memorial!!

Thank Studebaker1959
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Been there many times, was one of the group of veterans who helped make the statue and helicopter a part of the grounds. For the veteran, a place for reflection and personal honor to our Permian Basin Brothers. Well designed grounds, well kept. Even though...More

1  Thank Thomas Lon C
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

This memorial is very nice. I have visited it several times. I had a Vietnam vet speak every time. The “ no man left behind” motto is so touching as the soldier on the way to the helicopter looks back over his shoulder.

Thank katyflower
Reviewed June 18, 2018

It is a great memorial to Honor area citizens who gave the ultimate sacrifice. These Honorees are from the Permian basin.

Thank davidscardino
Reviewed April 8, 2018

A solemn place to visit and remember the sacrifice made for the country by the brave people. A beautiful but small memorial near the airport where one can get a close up view of an actual helicopter deployed in the Vietnam War. Also, nicely built...More

Thank Previa1994
Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

The military is very dear to my heart. I think we need to teach the upcoming generation to be thankful. I believe everyone should stop and see this beautiful memorial and pay your respect. Do yourself a favor stop, take it all in and say...More

Thank wendethummel
Reviewed January 17, 2018

My friend wanted to see the helicopter. We were in Midland visiting my family and looking for things to do together. it was too hot for me to get out, 110 degrees.

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

A moving replica to a generation of brave, unsung heroes in a controversial conflict, but the Permian Basin pays homage.

Thank Pamela H
Reviewed December 7, 2017

I thought this was an excellent Memorial to Vietnam Veterans, except it might be just a little too realistic for some of the Veterans I've met. A lot of thought went into the planning and construction here.

Thank drdroad
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Nice to visit and just be still, paying tribute to all those who served, very nice eternal flame. Take pause and be thankful to those who returned and to those who did'nt. Freedom is not free.

Thank mike1barb2
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