Category Archive: The Education Center at The Wall

Lost Back End Crew Families Come Together at The Wall

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Walter Allan Linzy lied about his age and enlisted at 16-years-old. He served in Europe, the North Atlantic and the Pacific during World War II, served in Korea and in Vietnam. He joined… Continue reading

Connections at The Wall

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Mothers Day held special meaning on Sunday as we honored the 10 names added to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial this year and also the 12 status changes. Many of the families traveled from… Continue reading

So Others May Live

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This week, a Vietnam veteran will posthumously receive the nation’s highest honor. Spc. 4 Leslie H. Sabo, Jr. was a rifleman with the 101st Airborne Division when his platoon was ambushed on May… 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

A Simple Salute

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By Jan C. Scruggs Many stories were shared during two recent VVMF events in Kentucky. But some stand out. For one Vietnam veteran, decorations, awards and recognition weren’t his greatest honors. It was… Continue reading

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

A Vietnam Veteran Finally being Awarded a Bronze Star

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In 1970, Antonio Martinez was sent to a hilltop in the Duc Pho area of Vietnam. He and other members of Company B, 4th Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 11th Infantry Brigade, Americal Division… 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 Lives On

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On March 26, 2012, we commemorated the 30th anniversary of the groundbreaking for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The groundbreaking occurred in 1982 on a cold, windy day when 100 veterans with shovels all… Continue reading