Category Archive: The Education Center at The Wall

“The Wall That Heals”, The Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Museum

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Honor and remember the 1048 Vietnam casualties from Washington State.

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The Wall That Heals is in Auburn, Washington November 4th-7th.  Take a few moments to learn about a few of the 1048 service members from Washington State who paid the ultimate sacrifice during… Continue reading

Driving force behind Vietnam memorial honored for service – Local News

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Driving force behind Vietnam memorial honored for service – Local News. Shenandoah University awards Jan Scruggs, President and Founder of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, with public service honor.

Put a Face With a Name, The Education Center Call For Photos

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Do you have a picture of one of our brave service members who adorn the Vietnam Veterans Memorial?  The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund is collecting pictures of the 58,267 men and women listed… Continue reading

Jan Scruggs On Success: So Difficult; So Worth it

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I am the person who, in 1979, proposed the idea for what would become the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the Mall in Washington, D.C. This idea came out of my work at American University in graduate school, when I studied and became a recognized authority on what is now known as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. I earned credentials as an “authority” by publishing articles in the Washington Post and Military Medicine and testifying before a Senate Subcommittee. I was also an infantry veteran of the war.

Loved ones bring faces to The Wall That Heals – KansasCity.com

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Loved ones bring faces to The Wall That Heals – KansasCity.com.

Putting faces to the names on wall – KansasCity.com

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Putting faces to the names on wall – KansasCity.com.

Education Center to Enhance Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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Defense.gov News Article: Education Center to Enhance Vietnam Veterans Memorial.