Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial, Fruita

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Monument · Historic Site
The Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial Park's Field of Dreams is a non-profit corporation. Located in beautiful Fruita, Colorado,

It is a great place to visit and honor the fallen and veterans. The founder is Jim Doody. Who persued this dream to Honor his brother who was lost in the war. Now the park honors many. Any one can donate to the memorial or purchase a brick with a name for the wall.

The WSVWMP features a display of UH-1H Huey Helicopter. The Huey is the symbol of the Vietnam era. All Military branches used the Huey, and all branches are represented at the memorial.
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  • This is a beautiful memorial to the people who fought and died over seas. If you are easily startled, be aware of the motion sensor that triggers the sound effects and the narration. It is really a...  more »
  • An authentic helicopter looms above the engraved names of those from this region who lost their lives, contrasted by a statue of a soldier who made it home. Very moving.  more »
  • Beautiful Memorial! Glad I was able to see it! Plus I thought it was very cool how a recording comes on and talks about the memorial when you go up the stairs near the helicopter.
  • Will bring out your emotions you will feel the sensation and realize the responsibility our service members took upon themselves to protect those who can't protect themselves

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