The National Vietnam War Museum

The Vietnam Experience - Rembering, Honoring, Understandin

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Physical address: 12685 Mineral Wells Hwy, Weatherford, Texas
Mailing address: P.O. Box 1779, Weatherford, TX 76086
Shipping address: 2350 Old Agnes Rd, Weatherford, TX 76088

There is perhaps no more memorable symbol of the Vietnam War than the helicopter, but many other new tactics and weapons systems were also developed.

In response to the heavy air defenses of North Vietnam, the Air Force developed the "Wild Weasel" surface-to-air missile suppression missions, designed to detect and destroy the radar-guided air defense systems. The Mobile Riverine Force, or "Brown Water Navy," developed tactics utilizing small craft operating in the rivers and canals of the Mekong Delta combined with Army ground forces and Navy helicopter gunships to seek out the Viet Cong. And the Army began using long-range reconnaissance patrols (LRRPs), small units operating independently in enemy-controlled territory, to seek out enemy forces that could then be engaged by larger, better equipped units.

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Upcoming Events

28 May
Annual Update of the Memorial Wall
Date 05-28-2022 10:00 am
25 Jun

Come celebrate with us!  Tour our new building.  Learn about our future plans!  Meet all the people that helped make this all happen!
Opening Ceremony with Keynote Speaker Troy Evans, a Vietnam Veteran with the 25th Infantry Division who is also well known for acting roles in Bosch, ER and many more!!