Category Archive: In Memory

Father’s Day Ceremony Creates Community Among Strangers

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“You look like you need a hug. I don’t know you, but you look like you need a hug.” The women, strangers, share a teary embrace at The Wall. “I miss my dad,”… Continue reading

No Veteran Left Behind

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No veteran should be left behind, or forgotten and this week, we take another step to ensure that never happens. On June 14, we are honoring those who have died causes related to… Continue reading

A Pinch of Fenway Dirt

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  This letter came today from one of our volunteers, Michael McMahon. I want to share with you pictures of this beautiful baseball tribute I found at The Wall.  I saw it in… Continue reading

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

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

Vietnam Vets Pave Way for Veteran Support

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When I came back from my first deployment as part of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan in 2002, I was greeted with fanfare, balloons and music, and was proudly wearing my uniform.  People stopped… Continue reading

Who Will You Remember On Memorial Day?

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JOIN US     Dear Supporter, Today I’m writing to you about two topics related to Memorial Day. #1 is a reminder to reserve your VIP seating if you plan to attend our Memorial Day… Continue reading

93 American Heroes Honored on In Memory Day

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93 American Heroes Honored on In Memory Day VVMF honored 93 American heroes during the 13th annual In Memory Day Ceremony on Monday, April 18. The program honors those who died as a… Continue reading

VVMF Launches Virginia State Committee for the Education Center

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Having trouble seeing this email? View this email in your web browser. Home Education Center The Virtual Wall The Wall That Heals Contact Donations Greetings Jason Cain! Below find important information about the… Continue reading

Deadline January 31st

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JOIN US   Dear Supporter, An important deadline is quickly approaching! You only have until January 31st to include your loved one in our “In Memory Day” ceremony. What exactly is the “In Memory… Continue reading