Category Archive: The Education Center at The Wall

It’s Time for More Than a Parade

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Headlines over the past few days, including an AP article picked up by many of the nation’s newspapers, are lamenting that there is no national parade being planned for veterans returning from Iraq.… Continue reading

America’s Legacy of Service by Jan C. Scruggs

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A Time to Remember “The beginning of the end of war lies in remembrance,” wrote Herman Wouk.  True, as a nation and a people, we must remember why we chose to fight and… Continue reading

America’s Legacy of Service by Jan C. Scruggs

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America is at War?  News to many Americans, but not all. For more than a decade, U.S. troops have been engaged in dangerous combat thousands of miles from home. The deaths, injuries and long term… 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

Their Unthinkable Sacrifices Deserve Our Matching Gratitude

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Dear Supporter, As a supporter of the Vietnam Veteran Memorial Fund (VVMF), many of you may know all too well of the cold reception many Vietnam veterans endured upon their return home from… Continue reading

We Remember – The USS Forrestal

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JOIN US     Dear Supporter, 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

Vote for VVMF in the Pepsi Refresh Project

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JOIN US     Dear Supporter, Reminder that you can vote MORE THAN ONCE for VVMF in the Pepsi Refresh Project. Don’t delay. The deadline is this Thursday, June 30, so please take a moment… 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

Five Names Are Added to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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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