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Dedication Day - September 12, 2020

The new Vietnam War Monument, featuring a statue of Robert Hartsock and his working dog, Duke, will be dedicated on Saturday, September 12th at 11AM

 

 

 

 

 



Honor Walk Bricks


Bedford County Pennsylvania -Vietnam Veteran Bricks

The brick triangle surrounding the monument will include the name and military service of Vietnam War Vets. Vietnam Service Medal recipients may also add their unit information.

 

Vietnam Veteran Brick Order Form


Robert Hartsock


Bedford County Pennsylvania - Vietnam War Monument

A bronze statue of Medal of Honor recipient Bob Hartsock will be placed on the Vietnam War Monument on September 12, 2020. Robert was from Everett, PA and is the only Military Working Dog handler to ever receive the Medal of Honor. His story is here.

Farmboys and the Metal of Honor


Farmboys & the Medal of Honor


 

The Medal of Honor is rare. Fewer than 1000 were awarded in the last century, but 2 of those medals went to Everett boys, Ellis Weicht and Robert Hartsock. This video features the stories of these young men.



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Visitors to the town of Bedford can pay tribute to the men and woman of the county who served in the armed forces in our nations military.  To date, monuments to WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam veterans have been erected in the square.     The citizen effort to bring Veteran's Grove to life continues with the proposed expansion of the Vietnam memorial and addition of the Bedford County Veterans Honor Path.


Veterans' Grove • Bedford County, PA

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