November 21, 2021
War Memorial Civic Center
250 West 7th Street
DeRidder, LA 70634
VAU Fallen Heroes Memorial
Sunday, November 21, 2021
VAU Fallen Heroes Memorial coming to DeRidder this month
The VAU Fallen Heroes Memorial will be exhibited at the War Memorial Civic Center on several dates this month.
The memorial has traveled to more than 50 locations nationwide. It stands at 6-feet and is 28-foot wide, and takes the form of the American flag when draped on a fallen service member's casket.
It consists of over 7,000 red, silver and blue dog tags with the names of those heroes who were killed in the War on Terror. It has 50 Gold Stars to represent and honor Gold Star Families nationwide.
Dates to see it at the War Memorial Civic Center at 250 West 7th Street:
1 p.m. to 9 p.m., Nov. 17
8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Nov. 18
10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Nov. 20-21