MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A traveling tribute to Vietnam Veterans will roll into the Mid-South on Wednesday, and bikers will help escort it to town. The American Veterans Traveling Tribute Vietnam Wall will be at the Agricenter from March 2 to March 6. The group is asking for motorcyclists to help escort the wall from West Memphis, Arkansas to the Agricenter. Anyone interested in riding with the group will need to meet at 2:00 Wednesday afternoon at Southland Park Gaming and Racing.
If you'd like to ride, here's everything you need to know from a Facebook post by the Patriot Guard Riders of the Mid-South:
The Mid South Military History & Civil War Show (MSMHCWS) is proud and honored to announce that they will be hosting the Vietnam Traveling Tribute "The Wall" March 4, 5, & 6 at the AgriCenter. The Patriot Guard Riders and other Military riding groups/clubs/organizations have been invited by Mr. Tarry Beasley II, with (MSMHCWS) to escort the Wall from Arkansas to Memphis, TN. We will have LEO escort from the I-40 bridge to the AgriCenter International, 7777 Walnut ...Grove Rd., Memphis, TN 38120
STAGING: 2:30 PM, Wednesday, 2 March 2016 at:
Southland Park Gaming and Racing
1550 North Ingram Boulevard
West Memphis, AR 72301
SAFETY BRIEFING: 3 PM, A "MUST", if you plan to ride in the escort.
KSU: 3:30 PM
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Chris Best is the Assistant News Director for WMC Action News 5. He's a husband and father of four, He's also a motorcycle enthusiast.