FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The Kraft family and the New England Patriots have a longstanding commitment to supporting those who have served and those who continue to serve our country. As part of the Salute to Service campaign, the Patriots will pay tribute to all of the lives that were lost during the Vietnam War.
From Thursday, Nov. 8 through Monday, Nov. 12, Patriot Place will host the Moving Wall, the half-sized replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. For individuals that have not seen this monument in Washington, the Moving Wall travels across the country to provide people an opportunity to honor the brave men and women that sacrificed their lives for our country.
"More than 58,000 brave men and women paid the ultimate sacrifice while defending our country during the Vietnam War," said Patriots Chairman and CEO Robert Kraft. "We are honored to host this memorial at Patriot Place during Veterans Day weekend. We hope that New Englanders will join us to celebrate the lives of these ultimate Patriots."
Upon its completion in 1982, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial became a national monument. Two years later, the Moving Wall was built and began touring the United States to allow people across the country to pay tribute to those who served. Inscribed in the wall are the names of more than 58,000 men and women, listed in chronological order of when they lost their lives during the Vietnam War.
The Moving Wall will be located in lot 5 of Gillette Stadium. Visitors are asked to arrive via the P1 entrance and follow signage to parking lot 5. Spectators will have an opportunity to visit the wall starting at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8 until 12:00 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12. The memorial is open to the public for all hours of the day and night. Parking at Gillette Stadium and admission to visit the Moving Wall are free.