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College Station, Texas: Vietnam War Hot LZ Memorial

Sculptor J. Payne Lara created a bronze, full-size, sort-of-3-D replica of a Huey helicopter unloading soldiers at a dangerous Vietnam War landing zone, or in soldier's terms, a "Hot LZ." Dedicated on May 31, 2014.

Address:
Veterans Pkwy, College Station, TX
Directions:
From Hwy 6/Rudder Fwy take the Hwy 30/Harvey Rd (Huntsville) exit. Drive east one mile. Turn left into Veterans Park. Park in the first lot on the right, then follow the path back to the monument.
Admission:
Free
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Hot LZ.

Vietnam War Hot LZ Memorial

This is a very moving exhibit. God bless those who serve and continue to serve. God bless their families.

[R Salter, 07/22/2015]

The sculpture combines a flat rendering of a helicopter with three-dimensional bronze soldiers jumping off the skids into a dangerous Vietnam War landing zone.


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