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A Hero's Welcome Home: The Vietnam Experience

August 30, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi

Patriots Point brings the history of the Vietnam War to life in this fully immersive 2 ½ acre exhibit called the Vietnam Experience. From viewing dog tags at the beginning of the exhibit, 895 South Carolinian's died in the Vietnam War.

For a 360, immersive view of the exhibit, click here.

Set in a "Brown Water Navy" support base and a U.S. Marine Corps artillery fire base during the Tet Offensive and the Battle of Khe Sanh in 1968, The Vietnam Experience Exhibit also serves as a place for the two million Vietnam veterans in the United States to reflect and reconnect with their experiences during their years of service.

Volunteer Coordinator for Patriots Point and Vietnam Veteran, Dick West, talks about the exhibit and why it's important.

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