Tag Archive: DC

The Service Branch Challenge

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Dear Supporter: I was sitting down with highly decorated Vietnam veteran and retired Army General Barry McCaffrey to discuss the Education Center at The Wall campaign. During our conversation, a friendly challenge came… Continue reading

The Price for Your Dog Tag Has Already Been Paid

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By Jan Scruggs The political season is in full swing nationwide.  This election will be contentious and divisive…and guess what?  They all are.  Opposing sides use their most scathing rhetoric against each other… Continue reading

Conspicuous Heroism Celebrated Here

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By Jan C. Scruggs Crowds are flocking to see “Redtails”, a great action movie currently in theaters with enough aerial combat and excitement to keep anyone on the edge of their seats. The… Continue reading

THE VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL — A MODEL PARTNERSHIP ON AMERICA’S MALL By Jan C. Scruggs, Esq.

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I am essentially an association executive, the CEO of an organization, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF), which has a number of missions.  Our primary mission is completing the Education Center at The… Continue reading

America’s Legacy of Service by Jan C. Scruggs

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Be Apart of Something Great Collecting a photo of each service member on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a huge challenge. However, it’s a challenge worthy of American heroes like Paul Archer and… Continue reading

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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A Christmas in Vietnam There is nothing quite like the Holiday Season.   Everything about this time of year brings a smile to your face.  I’m talking about the spirit of Christmas – giving… 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

America’s Legacy of Service by Jan C. Scruggs

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  The Things They Carried to The Wall Author Tim O’Brien did something most of us can only dream of. That something all came from his experience in the rice paddies of Vietnam where… Continue reading