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Vietnam Widow Donates to Build the Education Center at The Wall

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Linda Wyant Fujitani and Alfred Cornejo were high school sweethearts at San Mateo High School in San Mateo, Calif. Eager to begin their lives together, they married just after graduation. But the Vietnam… Continue reading

Veteran Donates in Honor of His Friends

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Philadelphia Marine veteran Gunnery Sergeant Frank “Gunny” Thompson was recognized for a significant donation in honor fellow service members inscribed on The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. One of the service members… Continue reading

VVMF Says Thank You!

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All of us here at VVMF would like to extend a sincere “Thank you” to each and every person who has supported us in reaching our goal. We are delighted to say that… Continue reading

Dustoff Medic Remembers Vietnam

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By Neal Stanley It seems like maybe only two years ago I was running to my chopper…putting on my flak jacket and flight helmet….untying the main rotor blade….watching the engine compartment for fire… Continue reading

Veteran To Honor His Fallen High School Classmates

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Of the seven young men who went to fight in Vietnam from R. L. Turner High School class of 1967 in Carrollton, Texas, Michael Johnson was the only one to come back. “I… Continue reading

VVMF Staff and Veterans Celebrate!

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VVMF staff members always jump at the chance to get out of the office and serve veterans. Last Friday we joined with the leadership from Student Veterans of America and the George Washington… Continue reading

The Legacy of Agent Orange

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By Paul Cox I did not look out the window of the Freedom Bird as it lifted off from the Da Nang airport in 1970. I had been there 18 months mostly as a grunt… Continue reading

Veteran Visits Vietnam to Meet Agent Orange Victims

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By Mike Marceau In April I went back to Vietnam with nine other veterans. I am a disabled veteran and I had always wanted to see parts of the country I didn’t see… Continue reading

Hiking for a Cause

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On the trail from Maine to Georgia, three young men made a quick stop at The Wall in Washington, D.C. Zach Day, Mark Hafemann and Graham Martin have been hiking the Appalachian Trail… Continue reading

Poetry at The Wall

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We at VVMF had the pleasure of hosting a creative writing workshop at The Wall and in our own office last week. About twenty home schooled students ages 9 to 16 learned about… Continue reading