Our team customizes educational tours to ensure they have a lasting impact. Younger generations learn that the peaceful circumstances they enjoy today are a direct result of sacrifices by brave men and women.
Missouri Governor Mike Parson introduces visitors to Missouri’s National Veterans Memorial in a short video. This video gives America’s conflicts context, showing the emotional effects and traumas they impose on veterans and their families.
How our site came to be is a remarkable story and one that inspires. Young or older, students are captivated by a Perryville man’s enduring will to keep a promise – and how that promise led him to donate $2.1 million for the sake of our site.
Our presenters research your school’s county and find names for students to locate on the Wall. This activity gives students – especially younger children – a connection to the struggles of Vietnam and the greater repercussions of war itself.
Most educators have students compose a reflection assignment after their tour. In this report, students are encouraged to discuss
• what they learned
• if and how their feelings toward veterans have changed
• how they plan to honor veterans and show gratitude
• how they will talk to relatives who are veterans about their experiences