Category Archive: Jan Scruggs

America’s Legacy of Service by Jan C. Scruggs

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  The Things They Carried to The Wall Author Tim O’Brien did something most of us can only dream of. That something all came from his experience in the rice paddies of Vietnam where… Continue reading

Finally a Fitting Tribute by Jan C. Scruggs

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For almost 30 years, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial has been an unequalled place of remembrance.  Each year, millions of people visit the memorial. Most of them have their own story that brought them there. Here is one… Continue reading

Your November News from VVMF

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NEWSLETTER, OCTOBER 2011 Message from the President We will forever honor the 58,272 heroes who gave everything in Vietnam, those whose names are on The Wall.  There were close to a million additional… Continue reading

Please join us this Veterans Day

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JOIN US    Dear Supporter, Where are you planning to spend this Veterans Day? I hope it will be at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., as my special guest. I am extending… Continue reading

Your October News from VVMF

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NEWSLETTER, OCTOBER 2011 The President’s Letter The dream we all share is to build the place on the National Mall where our military heroes’ stories and sacrifices will never be forgotten. All visitors… 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

10 Years Later and No One Has Forgotten

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JOIN US    Dear Supporter, All of us here at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) are taking a moment on 9/11 to reflect on that tragic day in 2001. In fact, Americans everywhere… Continue reading

We Remember – The USS Forrestal

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JOIN US     Dear Jason, 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

Honor a Father’s Memory at Our Rose Remembrance Ceremony

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JOIN US     Dear Supporter, For the sons and daughters who lost a father in Vietnam, the love and memory of their dad will live forever in their hearts. Each year on Father’s 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