Delaware Vietnam Veterans worked for two years to obtain a Huey helicopter for their Memorial in Kent County Memorial Park. Their persistence and perseverance paid off today with the arrival of the helicopter in Dover, Delaware today.
On November 11, 2009, Chapter 850 of the Delaware Vietnam Veterans of America finally achieved their goal of honoring those who served in the conflict in Kent County Delaware. The other 2 counties (New Castle and Sussex) have memorials honoring the sacrifices of those during the Vietnam conflict.
The Delaware Hometown Heroes Banner Program Closing Ceremony was held on November 14, 2009 at Del Vets Post #1 in Wilmington Delaware. The Hometown Heroes Banner program displayed the banners of Delawares fallen heroes in all confilicts.