Military officials say a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall is now open to the public at Fort Gordon.
The Augusta Chronicle reports that the traveling wall opened Thursday after a solemn ceremony.
Col. Robert Barker, the garrison commander, invited people to visit the three-quarter-scale model of the national monument over Memorial Day weekend.
Barker said the display provides a time for remembrance, healing and reflection for veterans. He said that for those who didn't serve, the wall offers a chance to honor veterans.
The black granite-like wall stretches 244 feet long, stands 8 feet tall and includes the names of more than 58,000 service members killed in action or declared missing during the Vietnam War.