Because of you, VVMF can carry out its mission to honor and preserve the legacy of service in America and educate all generations about the impact of the Vietnam War and era. A… Continue reading
Richard B. Murphy, known as Dick to all who knew him, was the second of ten children in a large Irish-Catholic family. They hailed from Norwood, Massachusetts where their dad was the police… Continue reading
On Wednesday, Jan. 23 VVMF presented its Australian allies with granite from The Wall to recognize 100 years of mateship between the two countries and to thank them for their service during the… Continue reading
November 7 is the first day of the Reading of the Names, part of The Wall’s 35th Anniversary Commemoration. The 58,318 names inscribed on the memorial will be read aloud. Chief Master Sergeant… Continue reading
U.S. Navy pilot Joseph P. Dunn was declared missing in action when his unarmed A-1 Skyraider was shot down over the South China Sea on February 14, 1968. He was a loving husband and… Continue reading
U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. James Anderson Jr. became the first African-American U.S. Marine to receive the nation’s highest honor. Anderson was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions on Feb.… Continue reading
Marine CPL John C. Pennington died on June 9, 1968 during a convoy ambush about five miles east of the Khe Sanh combat base. He was 23 years old. His name is remembered on Panel 58W, 13 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
The names of eight women, all nurses (seven from the Army and one from the Air Force), are inscribed next to their fallen brothers on The Wall in Washington, D.C. Each dedicated themselves to… Continue reading