The traveling Vietnam Wall is arriving in Westlake Village today and should be arriving approximately 12:30 p.m. today It will be escorted by up to 300 motorcycles as it makes it way to Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks on Lindero Canyon.

The route is coming from the 23 down the 101. If you are interested in seeing the motorcade, you may want to consider viewing from La Tienda (near Oaks Christian) on to the freeway, or from a safe place on overpasses, or from the corner of Lindero and Russell Ranch Road.

In all cases, please be care to abide by traffic laws, not hold up traffic, and be safe.

From the Organizers

The Dignity Memorial Vietnam Wall is a traveling, three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. The Wall is coming to Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park 5600 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village, CA on September 4-7, 2009 for the first time since 1999.

The memorial is dedicated to Vietnam veterans and honors all service men and women of the U.S. military forces. It is 240 foot long, 8 foot high faux granite replica containing the names of more than 58,000 Americans who died or are missing in Vietnam.

To see the memorial, to touch it and experience its magnitude offers unforgettable moments of reflection and healing. The exhibit is free and open to the public 24 hours per day.