Saturday morning at Verteran's Memorial Park, there will be a ceremony and plaque dedication and all area Vietnam Veterans are invited.  So is the public!

The event starts at 10am and here is a rundown of all the events:

Posting of the Colors Marine Corps League, SWLA Det. 535

Welcome by Bruce Mulvey of the Marine Corps League, SWLA Det. 535

Guest Speakers:

R.G. Richard Major General, USMC (Ret) Lake Charles

Lake Charles Mayor Randy Roach

A Farewell to Warrior Ceremony ( VVA Chapter #215)

The POW/MIA Prayer (VVA 215 Chaplin Elliott Fontenot)

The Huey name Dedication (VVA Chapter #215)

The 21 Gun Salute ( Marine Corps League SWLA Detachment #535)

Taps: Jacob Williams a McNeese State University Student


An After-Ceremony gathering will be held at the American Legi0n Post #1 where the Video "The Man in the Door" will be shown.

Veterans of the Vietnam War are encouraged to attend & anyone who has served in the Armed Forces. The public is also encouraged to attend this dedication.

It all starts at 10am this Saturday April 30th at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park.

For more info you can call Lee Perkins at 337-513-7447 or email him at