About the Dinuba Vietnam Veteran's Memorial Wall
The Vietnam Wall was created to commemorate all who gave their lives during the Vietnam conflict The wall represents a small portion of all who died in defense of our beloved country, the United States of America. During the Vietnam War over 58,300 died and over 2,590,000 served. We the veterans in Dinuba want to preserve and ensure that these young men and women ore never forgotten. We the veterans of Dinuba and the Dinuba American Legion Post-19, wont the country. our state. and our community to understand that the freedom we take for granted is not free.
In June of 2014. Dinuba Alta Post-19 took a huge undertaking and agreed to sponsor a nonprofit campaigning to purchase a SO% replica of the Vietnam Wall. The Vietnam Wall Memorial Fund soon began. The first to get on board was The City of Dinuba which gave a donation pledge of $5,000. Since then the Vietnam Memorial Wall hos taken a life of its own. Soon after a contract was drawn between the moving wall out of Texas and the Dinuba American Legion Post-19.
The replica of the Vietnam Wall arrived in Dinuba on April 19, 2015. On April 30, 2015 the wall was dedicated. which marked the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War. The wall The wall is located in the Dinuba Veterans Memorial Building.