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Rome, NY~ Healing Field® 2022

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June 12June 19

91 Perimeter Road Rome, NY

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June 12th – 19th, 2022
Griffis Business Park
91 Perimeter Road, Rome, NY 13441

Rome lost 12 residents in the Vietnam War and many more area residents fought on the battlefields of Southeast Asia.  We do not recognize, thank or honor our heroes as often or meaningfully as they deserve.  Created to place a Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the grounds of Rome’s former military installation, Griffis Air Force Base, the New York State Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund has expanded efforts to honor all those who by their actions have become our heroes.  Members of the Armed Forces, Veterans, Firefighters, Police and Emergency Medical Service providers protect and care for us in times of war and emergency, and Rome’s Field of Honor® flag display honors all who by their actions have become our heroes.

Rome’s Field of Honor® display of United States Flags brings volunteers, residents and visitors together as 500 flags are posted at Griffis Business Park. This inspiring and memorable display panorama of red, white and blue is hard to describe, but once experienced it is not to be forgotten.

The Rome Field of Honor® display is a gift to the community made possible through donations, sponsorships and the efforts of many dedicated volunteers. You can show your support and gratitude by making a donation.

Please visit the Rome Field of Honor® display, which runs June 12th to the 19th and bring your family and friends to experience this magnificent display of the Stars & Stripes.

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In The News

In The News

Flags of Honor to return to Griffiss Park…

Daily Sentinel
ROME — New York State Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. will host its third annual Flags of Honor event at Griffiss Business and Technology Park June 11-17.

The event is a way to honor loved ones who have served in Vietnam, other war or in the armed forces, according to organizer of the event.

Flags of Honor 2021
Rome Sentinel

FINISHING TOUCHES — Organizer Leslie Grogan puts a tag on one of the 500 flags that stand in front of the static B-52 Bomber display on the Griffiss Business and Technology Park as Rome Free Academy JROTC teacher and retired Air Force MSgt. Della Pray assists. Volunteers laid out a grid for the flags on Friday and finished up their efforts on Saturday. The New York State Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund along with the RFA JROTC cadets partnered to bring the Flags of Honor to Rome. Area individuals, businesses and groups sponsored flags for $35 each, honoring those they consider a hero.

Benefiting Charities:
New York State Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund Inc.

Hosted By:
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund Inc.

Local Organizing Committee:
Project Chair: Lesley Grogan
Fundraiser Treasurer Chair: Greg Ellinge
Public Relations Chair: Richard Falcone

Details

Start:
June 12
End:
June 19
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Venue

Griffis Business Park
91 Perimeter Road
Rome, NY 13441 United States
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