534 Vietnam veterans to be honored through the In Memory program in 2019

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VVMF’s In Memory program honors Vietnam veterans who returned home and later died as a result of their service. These veterans are not eligible for inscription on The Wall under Department of Defense guidelines. In Memory is… Continue reading

The Red Scarves: Veterans of ‘Fox Force’ recon platoon to hold 50th reunion at The Wall

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The Red Scarf is the symbol of the Reconnaissance Platoon of the 1st Battalion, Company E,  14th Infantry, 4th Infantry Division, a unit then known as Fox Force. Today, it remains a symbol… Continue reading

The Wall That Heals has successful first stop of 2019

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The Wall That Heals made its first stop of 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. The mobile exhibit rolled into town on Tuesday, February 26 and spent four days honoring and remembering veterans. The visit… Continue reading

Comrades honor crew members who died 50 years ago on Valentine’s Day

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“I will never forget that sound,” David Adams says as a helicopter flies over the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The rumbling sound is similar to the UH-1 Huey helicopters he rode in 50 years… Continue reading

VVMF presents granite from The Wall to Australian allies

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On Wednesday, Jan. 23 VVMF presented its Australian allies with granite from The Wall to recognize 100 years of mateship between the two countries and to thank them for their service during the… Continue reading

Emogene Cupp, Gold Star Mother, celebrates 99th birthday

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Emogene Cupp is a Gold Star Mother who lost her only son, U.S. Army Cpl. Robert Cupp, on June 6, 1968 when he stepped on a land mine in the Quang Tin Province… Continue reading

Because of You: A Look Back at 2018

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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.… Continue reading

How the ‘In Memory’ program helped widow of Vietnam vet find peace after loss

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Betty Kelly lost her husband, Dennis A. Kelly, on April 23, 2012. He passed away from illnesses due to his exposure to Agent Orange. Dennis was as a Corporal in the U.S. Marine… Continue reading

Thanksgiving meal in Vietnam now part of holiday ritual

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“Buddy, you got a million dollar wound!”   The voice drifted down through a thick hazy fog of anesthesia, but as I clawed towards consciousness I remembered thinking I’d never heard more promising… Continue reading

This is what a donation to VVMF goes to

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VVMF receives no government funding. When a donation is made to VVMF – it goes to programs that help us further our mission to honor those who served and sacrificed in Vietnam, preserve… Continue reading