Tag Archive: National Mall

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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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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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

Your November News from VVMF

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NEWSLETTER, OCTOBER 2011 Message from the President We will forever honor the 58,272 heroes who gave everything in Vietnam, those whose names are on The Wall.  There were close to a million additional… Continue reading

Please join us this Veterans Day

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JOIN US    Dear Supporter, Where are you planning to spend this Veterans Day? I hope it will be at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., as my special guest. I am extending… Continue reading

Your October News from VVMF

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NEWSLETTER, OCTOBER 2011 The President’s Letter The dream we all share is to build the place on the National Mall where our military heroes’ stories and sacrifices will never be forgotten. All visitors… Continue reading