Volunteers assisted in preserving the National Infantry Museum's Vietnam Wall

Volunteers preserve Vietnam Wall
Published: Jan. 31, 2015 at 11:13 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 31, 2015 at 11:31 PM EST
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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - At least 40 people were on hand Saturday working to preserve the Dignity Memorial Vietnam Wall at the National Infantry Museum.

While cleaning and preserving the wall, participants understood the sacrifice members made in order to protect the U.S.

They also took a tour of the museum and learned about past and present military operations.

President of Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program, (BOSS) Miguel Cortes stated, "It's just great to give back to my soldiers from the past, present and future, just to say we are here for you and they're never forgotten."

Director of Operations, Steven McClaflin, says every name there represents someone who not only paid the sacrifice, but the family members that they represented back in the United States while they were all fighting wars in a foreign land.

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