Category Archive: Jan Scruggs

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

Charlotte Welcomes Vietnam Veterans Home

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In Charlotte, N.C. some veterans got the welcome home they never received decades earlier. Charlotte Motor Speedway partnered with the USO of North Carolina and the N.C. Association of Broadcasters to host a… Continue reading

The Legacy of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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by Jan C. Scruggs On Monday 26 March 2012, we will commemorate the groundbreaking for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.  The groundbreaking occurred in 1982 on a cold and windy day when one hundred veterans with shovels all turned the earth in… Continue reading

Poems to Remember

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By Jan C. Scruggs A friend of mine, Dr. Mary C. Rorro, sent these to me. Dr. Rorro is a Psychiatrist and author of these short but beautifully-written poems. They will give you a… Continue reading

The Service Branch Challenge

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Dear Supporter: I was sitting down with highly decorated Vietnam veteran and retired Army General Barry McCaffrey to discuss the Education Center at The Wall campaign. During our conversation, a friendly challenge came… Continue reading

It’s Time for More Than a Parade

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Headlines over the past few days, including an AP article picked up by many of the nation’s newspapers, are lamenting that there is no national parade being planned for veterans returning from Iraq.… Continue reading

America’s Legacy of Service by Jan C. Scruggs

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A Time to Remember “The beginning of the end of war lies in remembrance,” wrote Herman Wouk.  True, as a nation and a people, we must remember why we chose to fight and… Continue reading

Site Summary for Scranton, PA

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 SITE: Scranton, PA                         DATES: October 6-9, 2011               ATTEND: 12,500 We started our journey to Nay Aug… Continue reading

America’s Legacy of Service by Jan C. Scruggs

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A Christmas in Vietnam There is nothing quite like the Holiday Season.   Everything about this time of year brings a smile to your face.  I’m talking about the spirit of Christmas – giving… Continue reading