Category Archive: Media

The Army photographer behind the harrowing images of ‘Marines and Tet’


John Olson was 19 years old when he set foot in Vietnam as a U.S. Army combat photographer for Stars and Stripes. Over the course of his time in-country, Olson covered the Tet… Continue reading

Honoring Vietnam Heroes on Medal of Honor Day


On this Medal of Honor Day, we honor our nation’s bravest and most courageous veterans. The Medal of Honor is the highest distinction that can be awarded by the President of the United States,… Continue reading

Final Design Approved for Education Center at The Wall


Taken from Official VVMF press release, written by Heidi Zimmerman.   VVMF has received final design approval today from the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) for the Education Center at The Wall.… Continue reading

Former Military Advisors Reflect on Vietnam at Pentagon


For this installment of the Lessons from War series, we thought we’d share this article with you from the Office of the Secretary of Defense Historical Office. These retired officers, as well as… Continue reading

Site Summary for The Wall That Heals in Somerset, KY


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

Vietnam Vets Pave Way for Veteran Support


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?


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

Five Names Are Added to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial


Five Names Are Added to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Five names were added to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial last week. They are Sgt. Henry L. Aderholt, U.S. Army ETR2 Richard Lewis Daniels, U.S.… Continue reading

VVMF Newsletter: VVMF Plans Christmas Tree Ceremony for Dec. 20


Home Education Center The Virtual Wall The Wall That Heals Contact Donations Below find important information about the VVMF’s events and programs. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund’s News Christmas Tree Ceremony at The Wall… Continue reading

Traditional vets groups turn to social media – Army News | News from Afghanistan & Iraq – Army Times


Check out the whole story below.  Our partners, much like us, are turning to social media and online forums to adapt to the changing climate of our society. Traditional vets groups turn to… Continue reading

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