Discovery Park to stage Military Symposium this Fri. - Sat.

April 24, 2023

All active military and veterans and their guests and will receive free admission to Discovery Park in Union City, Tenn. for the 2023 Military History and Armed Forces Symposium on Fri., and Sat., April 28 – 29, which will feature a variety of programs and interactive activities that explore the American military’s past, present and future.

The weekend-long event will include presentations, panel discussions, demonstrations of military equipment, gallery talks and more. Guests will also experience historical interpreters and period musicians throughout the museum and park.

Friday’s events have been designed with students in mind and will provide both military and history-related content perfect for school groups. For student group scholarships, email the DPA education department at or call 731-885-5455.

A variety of military-related vendors will be set up in Dinosaur Hall.

Included will be the Veteran’s Museum of Halls, Tennessee, Irreverent Warriors, Special Ops Xcursions, TN State Guard, TN Army National Guard, UTM ROTC, TN Department of Veterans Services, Wreaths Across America, United States Space Force, Operation Song, Civil Air Patrol, Airforce Special Warfare, Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network, United States Marine Corps, Overmountain Victory Trail Association, Tennessee Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Agricenter International, The Veteran’s Museum, Northwest Tennessee SHIP, and more.