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  • 1100 Orange Avenue, Coronado CA 92118

March 29, 2023 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
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50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War

March 29 - March 29, 2023

USS Midway Museum
910 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101

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In conjunction with CHA's Open Doors: Fifty Years of Freedom exhibit, the Coronado Historical Association and the USS Midway Museum will honor and pay tribute to all U.S. military members who served during the Vietnam War all year long including a ceremony on March 29, at 9 a.m., virtual engagement opportunities, special Vietnam War stories and more. 

50th Anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War Ceremony
Wednesday, March 29, 2023, 9:00 am

USS Midway Museum

Free public ceremony. Doors close at 9:20 am

March 29, 2023, marks the 50th anniversary of when the last U.S. troops left Vietnam and the final group of American prisoners of war (POWs) were freed and left Hanoi. On this day, the Midway will host a special flight-deck commemoration ceremony that will feature several guest speakers who will describe how their heroic, harrowing, and heartbreaking experiences during the war changed their lives and the lives of their families forever. A special wreath-laying and military flyover will also highlight the ceremony.

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Join us and help preserve and share Coronado's unique and wonderful history with intriguing exhibits and innovative programs for all ages.


  • Two complimentary tickets to our Historic Walking Tour of Coronado
  • Invites to members-only events
  • ...and much more!
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