Category Archive: The Wall That Heals

After hosting The Wall That Heals, San Diego Declares Aug. 4 “Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund Day”d

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In the spring of this year, San Diego was gearing up volunteers, military families and native Diegans to support the arrival of The Wall That Heals (TWTH), a half-scale replica of The Wall in D.C.… Continue reading

Building Community through Remembrance: The Wall that Heals Visits Rainier, Oregon

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By Melanie Lowry, Education Outreach Intern “People this far from Washington, D.C. should still get to see the Wall,” said David Placido, student and history club historian at Rainier Junior/Senior High School in… Continue reading

10 ways to honor veterans in 2015

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2014 was great to VVMF. Fourteen U.S. service members took their rightful place next to their fallen brothers and sisters on The Vietnam Veterans Memorial during our Name Additions on Mother’s Day Ceremony.… Continue reading

Georgia Teacher Educates about Vietnam, Honors veterans through VVMF Curriculum

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Meet Stephen Quesinberry, an 11th grade teacher and Department Chair of History and Social Studies at Newnan High School in Georgia. Stephen has been involved with VVMF for a number of years. Most recently,… Continue reading

Unilever Operation Thank You Supports The Wall That Heals

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In this season of giving, Unilever is extending an opportunity for service members and their families to save on everyday products, as well as supporting The Wall That Heals. Through February 28, 2014,… Continue reading

The Wall That Heals: A Slideshow

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Check out this slideshow of The Wall That Heals’ Nov. 6 – 12 stop in Auburn, Wash. Many thanks to Wally Fredell for putting the slideshow together! The video tells the story of… Continue reading

Georgetown Student Stands with The Wall

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By Emily DeMaio It was a cold, rainy Wednesday night as I walked across campus to go do my homework. Around me people had their hoods on and umbrellas up. There was a frenzied… Continue reading

To See His Face Again

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Stephanie Taylor was 13 years old when her big brother, William Soderstrom, lost his life in the Vietnam War. Forty seven years later, Stephanie had little to remember William by; her family photo… Continue reading

“Gold Star Bike” to Travel with The Wall That Heals

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The last letter that Steve Davenport wrote to his childhood friend, Robert Cupp, came back to him unopened with a casualty stamp in 1968. The two had grown up together in Alexandria, Va. and… Continue reading

Remembering His Name

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Just before visiting The Wall That Heals in Columbus, Ohio, Bill Cousar stepped into the information tent and found himself looking at a familiar face. The face of his high school buddy who… Continue reading