More than 300 Vietnam Veterans and their spouses have registered to participate in the 33rd Annual Nebraska Vietnam Veterans Reunion this August. The gathering will take place the Cornhusker Hotel, August 10-13.
The three-day agenda includes presentations from Bill “Hawk” Albracht, the author of Abandoned in Hell. Albracht served in the U.S. Army Special Forces, commonly referred to as the “Green Berets,” and is one of the most highly decorated veterans of the Vietnam War.
The reunion gets underway Thursday evening with a BBQ Dinner at Antelope Park from 5 – 7 p.m. Opening Ceremonies are set for 7 – 7:45 p.m. at the park’s Veterans Memorial Garden.
Friday morning sessions include a “Legacy Writing about Vietnam” workshop with Bill Fitts. Fitts, who served as a medical corpsman in Vietnam, has taught literature and composition classes at Union College in Lincoln for the past thirty years.
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