Category Archive: Call for photos

The Can Do Spirit of Maui

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By Jan C. Scruggs Janna Hoehn is a petite, determined woman from California. She and her family have lived on the Island of Maui for more than 20  years. She is active in… Continue reading

A Day to Remember

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In the years following the Civil War, towns and cities began holding springtime tributes to honor fallen soldiers by decorating their graves with flowers and reciting prayers. The war between the states had… Continue reading

A Simple Salute

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By Jan C. Scruggs Many stories were shared during two recent VVMF events in Kentucky. But some stand out. For one Vietnam veteran, decorations, awards and recognition weren’t his greatest honors. It was… Continue reading

It’s Time to Honor Fallen Heroes—Past and Present: We’ll Honor Generations of Warriors at the Education Center at The Wall

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By Jan C. Scruggs Next week, the work to add 10 names to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial will take place in Washington DC. On May 13, many will gather for a poignant event… Continue reading

Call For Photos Campaign Kicks off in Virginia

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Earlier this week, the First Lady of Virginia joined the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund to kick off the Call For Photos campaign in Virginia. The effort is a combined campaign to gather photographs… Continue reading

The Wall That Heals Site Summary For Sanford, NC

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SITE  SUMMARY SITE: Sanford NC DATES: Sep 29-Oct 3, 2011 ATTEND: 8,500 ESCORT:  85 PHOTO’S:12 OTHER INFORMATION: We started our adventure toSanfordwith the motor cycle escort at Harley-Davidson ofAshevillewith our good friend Ob… Continue reading

Soledad, CA Site Summary

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SITE SUMMARY  SITE: Soledad, CA                                 DATES: June 22-26, 2011  ATTEND: 3,100             ESCORT:  0           PHOTO’S: 5 As you walk around outside, inside your home, or just get in your automobile to drive to work… Continue reading

Their Unthinkable Sacrifices Deserve Our Matching Gratitude

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Dear Supporter, As a supporter of the Vietnam Veteran Memorial Fund (VVMF), many of you may know all too well of the cold reception many Vietnam veterans endured upon their return home from… Continue reading

SITE SUMMARY: York, PA

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Our journey into York PA began at Battlefield Harley-Davidson in Gettysburg PA. Unfortunately, we were late in arriving due to having the bunk A/C fixed in Des Moines IA. We got the truck… Continue reading

We Remember – The USS Forrestal

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JOIN US     Dear Supporter, On July 29, 1967 a devastating fire occurred aboard the USS Forrestal claiming the lives of 134 Sailors and Marines, and injuring 161 others. At 10:50am, during preparations for… Continue reading