Category Archive: wall of faces

Commemorating 35 Years of Healing: A Look Back


A LOOK BACK AT 2017 Because of you, VVMF is able to carry out its mission to honor and preserve the legacy of service in America and educate all generations about the impact… Continue reading

How You Preserved the Legacy of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in 2016


  2017 will mark the 35th anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. In 1982, a promise was made to never forget those who sacrificed their lives during the Vietnam War. Today, more than… Continue reading

How One Man Who Lost A Son in Afghanistan Helped Honor the Vietnam Fallen


  In 2014, Andrew Johnson, a Gold Star father and publisher of the Dodge County Pionier contacted VVMF, the organization who founded The Wall in Washington, D.C. He wanted to find photos for the Wisconsin service members… Continue reading

East High School class of 1966 honors its Vietnam fallen at 50th high school reunion


Written by Communications Intern Sophie Ota   Decades after graduating East High School in Kansas City, Missouri, Glenda Kelly and Lavonna Peterson hadn’t forgotten the classmates they lost in the Vietnam War. Their… Continue reading

Honor Them: Vietnam Era Veteran Finds More Than 800 Photos Of Fallen Comrades


David Hine is a Vietnam era veteran devoting his retirement to preserving the legacies of those who died in the Vietnam War. For the past four and a half years, David has spent… Continue reading

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