Category Archive: Families

Always Remembered

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A new In Memory Plaque was installed near the Vietnam Veterans Memorial today. The plaque is dedicated to those who died as a result of the Vietnam War, but whose deaths do not… Continue reading

Lost Back End Crew Families Come Together at The Wall

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Walter Allan Linzy lied about his age and enlisted at 16-years-old. He served in Europe, the North Atlantic and the Pacific during World War II, served in Korea and in Vietnam. He joined… Continue reading

Connections at The Wall

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Mothers Day held special meaning on Sunday as we honored the 10 names added to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial this year and also the 12 status changes. Many of the families traveled from… Continue reading

American Heroes Are Not Forgotten

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This weekend we are honoring the 10 new names on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Their families and friends will gather at The Wall as these men receive the recognition that some of the… 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

Keeping the Promise – POW/MIA

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JOIN US    Dear Supporter,   Major Thomas Reitmann is honored on Panel 3E, Row 119. (Photo courtesy of Kim Lorigan and the St. Petersburg Times) Today, in honor of National POW/MIA Recognition Day,… Continue reading

Our Fathers, Our Heroes: VVMF to Celebrate Father’s Day at The Wall

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Our Fathers, Our Heroes: VVMF to Celebrate Father’s Day at The Wall VVMF will be holding its annual Father’s Day Rose Remembrance Ceremony at The Wall on Father’s Day, June 19, beginning at… Continue reading

Site Summary for The Wall That Heals in Somerset, KY

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Our journey to Somerset  began with an escort starting in Batesville IN, where the Ride Captain from the IN Patriot Guard Riders, Tim Kieffer resides. Four bikes and a Batesville police officer led… Continue reading

ASST. NAVY SECRETARY JUAN M. GARCIA III WILL REMEMBER THE FALLEN AT THE WALL ON MEMORIAL DAY

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For Immediate Release May 24, 2011 Contact: Lisa Gough (202) 393-0090, ext. 109 Vietnam Veterans Memorial Ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. on May 30 Washington, D.C. – Juan M. Garcia III, Assistant… Continue reading