Monday November 4, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM CST
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Jackson Center 
6001 Moquin Dr NW
Huntsville, AL 35806

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To honor the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War, a lecture series presenting Veterans and their experiences from all services and all phases of the War will be offered to the public. This event will feature local Vietnam Veterans, memorabilia, displays, and a guest speaker to recognize the contribution and sacrifices made by North Alabama Veterans and to help educate our young people about the Vietnam War. Guest speaker, Colonel Leo K. Thorsness will share a rare perspective on his experience as a prisoner of war for six years, and later recipient of the Medal of Honor, the Silver Star, the Distinguished Flying Cross with five Oak Leaf Clusters, and the Purple Heart with one Oak Leaf Cluster.

No charge for admission

10:00AM - 1:30PM Outside Exhibits Open
10:00AM - 11:00AM Inside Exhibit Hall Open/ Complimentary Breakfast Served
11:00AM - 12:30PM Guest Speaker: Colonel Leo K. Thorsness USAF, Ret. Medal of Honor Recepient
12:30PM - 1:30PM Inside Exhibit Hall Open/ Complimentary Lunch Served
12:30PM - 1:30PM Book Signing: "Surviving Hell: A POW's Journey" by Leo Thorsness