1. Visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the State Capitol Grounds:
Located on the State Capitol Grounds in Little Rock, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a moving tribute to Arkansans who served in the Vietnam War. This memorial is inscribed with the names of those who lost their lives during this conflict. While you're there, take a moment to explore other monuments on the Capitol grounds, such as the Monument to Confederate Soldiers, Bauxite Boulder, Granite Centennial Boulder, Confederate War Prisoners Memorial, Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, Arkansas Medal of Honor Memorial, Memorial Fountain, and Monument to Confederate Women.
2. Attend "Corvettes and Veterans" at War Memorial Stadium:
"Corvettes and Veterans" is a remarkable community event taking place this Veterans Day to honor all veterans. It also commemorates the 75th Anniversary of War Memorial Stadium. This celebration includes a procession parade of custom military-styled Corvettes, an official salute and ceremony honoring veterans and their families, performances by High School Junior ROTC teams, and historical military displays from Camp Joseph T. Robinson. This event promises to be family-friendly and will offer various educational and historical displays, as well as food and refreshment options.
3. Take Little Rock's Military History Tour:
Little Rock is a city that values its military history. Explore the monuments, memorials, and museums dedicated to those who have served our country. The tour includes stops at various sites related to the Army, Air Force, National Guard, and Navy, ensuring that America's military history will never be forgotten in this city.
4. Explore Jacksonville Museum of Military History:
This museum offers a unique perspective on military history, with exhibits and displays focusing on the Civil War campaigns of the Trans-Mississippi, World War II, and the history of the Little Rock Air Force Base. You'll find an impressive collection of WWII patriotic and propaganda posters, a Titan II missile launch console, and a T37 cockpit trainer. The Jacksonville Museum hosts annual events like Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day and is available for private retirement and reunion events.