Category Archive: POW/MIA

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

From Normandy to Binh Ba to Arlington

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Today is the anniversary of the D-Day campaign during World War II. More than 9,000 Allied troops were killed or wounded during the landing at Normandy, France. Twenty-five years later, a battle raged… 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

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

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

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

The Wall That Heals in Myrtle Beach, SC

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Our journey into Myrtle Beach began with the escort lead by the PGR with Ol Jammer (Bill Amerson), starting at the rest area just south of Fayetteville NC. We proceeded to Dillion SC… 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

Help Us Choose an Ad!!

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Help Us Choose an Ad! Our friends at Rolling Thunder and Weider History Group have generously given VVMF a full-page ad in their 2011 Rolling Thunder Event Guide. This guide will give us… Continue reading

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

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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