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Vietnam Center hosts Celebrating Our Heroes reception

Texas Tech University's Vietnam Center and Archive is hosting a Celebrating Our Heroes reception Monday at 6 p.m. at the Science Spectrum, 2579 South Loop 289.

The Vietnam Center will host the reception honoring local Vietnam veterans and their families as part of a summer of collaborative exhibitions displayed between June and September celebrating those who have protected our freedom.        

Exhibitions include "Vietnam: The Helicopter War," examining the history of the helicopter, a technology that shaped the war in Vietnam, and the "U.S. Soldier's Experience during the Vietnam War," examining a day in the life of a U.S. soldier and support personnel in Vietnam, exhibits will be on display at the reception.                          

The event is free and open to the public and everyone in Lubbock and the surrounding communities is invited. Special recognition will be given to all military Veterans and their families in attendance. Light refreshments will be served.

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