Category Archive: Vietnam Veterans Memorial

40 Items Left at the Wall

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In 2022 – we commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Throughout the year, we’ll be highlighting lists of 40 things related to the Vietnam war/era. Since the Vietnam Veterans Memorial… Continue reading

40 Books About the Vietnam War and Era

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In 2022 – we commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Throughout the year, we’ll be highlighting lists of 40 things related to the Vietnam war/era. During The Wall’s 40 Anniversary, we… Continue reading

40 Movies about the Vietnam War and Era

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In 2022 – we commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Throughout the year, we’ll be highlighting lists of 40 things related to the Vietnam war/era. War has always impacted society and… Continue reading

BECAUSE OF YOU: A LOOK BACK AT 2021

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Because of you, VVMF can carry out its mission to honor and preserve the legacy of service in America and educate all generations about the impact of the Vietnam War and era. A… Continue reading

40 Songs about the Vietnam War and Era

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In 2022 – we commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Throughout the year, we’ll be highlighting lists of 40 things related to the Vietnam war/era. Throughout history, music has covered an… Continue reading

361 Vietnam veterans to be honored through VVMF’s In Memory program in 2021

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Since the Vietnam War ended, thousands of Vietnam veterans have suffered due to Agent Orange exposure, PTSD and other illnesses as a result of their service. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) believes… Continue reading

Because of you: A look back at 2020

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Because of you, VVMF can carry out its mission to honor and preserve the legacy of service in America and educate all generations about the impact of the Vietnam War and era. The… Continue reading

Name Additions on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial bring total number inscribed on The Wall to 58,279

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Status Symbols changed for three service members whose remains were repatriated in 2019 Each spring, VVMF works with the Department of Defense to make updates to The Wall. If the Department of Defense… Continue reading

Left at The Wall: Prosthetic leg symbolizes the lingering toll of war

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After the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. was built, visitors began unexpectedly leaving items of remembrance as a way of honoring those who served. Since the dedication of The Wall in 1982,… Continue reading

My Dad and Agent Orange: Why it’s personal to me

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This blog post was written by Heidi Zimmerman I want to share with you why this Agent Orange Awareness Day is personal to me. My Dad served our country proudly in the United… Continue reading