Tag Archive: Memorial Day

A Prayer for Peace

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Fifty years ago, a war was underway thousands of miles away. Families were sacrificing and troops were giving the ultimate sacrifice. A president asked the nation for understanding, to honor the fallen and… Continue reading

Lost Back End Crew Families Come Together at The Wall

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Walter Allan Linzy lied about his age and enlisted at 16-years-old. He served in Europe, the North Atlantic and the Pacific during World War II, served in Korea and in Vietnam. He joined… Continue reading

VVMF to Welcome President Obama to The Wall

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The White House announced today that President Barack Obama will be the keynote speaker at the Memorial Day ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The event is scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m.… Continue reading

Connections at The Wall

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Mothers Day held special meaning on Sunday as we honored the 10 names added to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial this year and also the 12 status changes. Many of the families traveled from… Continue reading

So Others May Live

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This week, a Vietnam veteran will posthumously receive the nation’s highest honor. Spc. 4 Leslie H. Sabo, Jr. was a rifleman with the 101st Airborne Division when his platoon was ambushed on May… Continue reading

American Heroes Are Not Forgotten

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This weekend we are honoring the 10 new names on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Their families and friends will gather at The Wall as these men receive the recognition that some of the… Continue reading

GUEST BLOG POST: Invisible Heroes

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By Kathy Guzzo Our son returned home after his enlistment in the USMC on Memorial Day. The first thing we all did was attend the Memorial Day Parade to honor Veterans who had… Continue reading

Our Fathers, Our Heroes: VVMF to Celebrate Father’s Day at The Wall

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Our Fathers, Our Heroes: VVMF to Celebrate Father’s Day at The Wall VVMF will be holding its annual Father’s Day Rose Remembrance Ceremony at The Wall on Father’s Day, June 19, beginning at… Continue reading

ASST. NAVY SECRETARY JUAN M. GARCIA III WILL REMEMBER THE FALLEN AT THE WALL ON MEMORIAL DAY

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For Immediate Release May 24, 2011 Contact: Lisa Gough (202) 393-0090, ext. 109 Vietnam Veterans Memorial Ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. on May 30 Washington, D.C. – Juan M. Garcia III, Assistant… Continue reading

93 American Heroes Honored on In Memory Day

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93 American Heroes Honored on In Memory Day VVMF honored 93 American heroes during the 13th annual In Memory Day Ceremony on Monday, April 18. The program honors those who died as a… Continue reading