Tag Archive: Traveling Wall

Children sell poppies to honor veterans

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As we were opening the mail at VVMF’s office in Washington, D.C., a lovely little felt flower fell out of an envelope. The poppy pin was accompanied by a note and check for… Continue reading

A Story Across Generations

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By Jenna Martin When you think of the Vietnam War, what comes to mind?  Whether the United States won?  Maybe that a family or friend was killed in this war. To the war… Continue reading

Storytellers in Training

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Stories need to be told. Thousands of stories of lives cut short are behind the 58,282 names etched on the granite Vietnam Veterans Memorial. And there are millions more of the veterans who… Continue reading

The Wall Still Touches All

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The Gladstone VFW Post 10906 recently supported The Wall That Heals when it came to North Kansas City, Mo. The event was very successful, engaging the veteran and Vietnamese communities in the area.… Continue reading

Imitation Is The Highest Form of Flattery By Jan C. Scruggs, Esq.

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I have always enjoyed this quote. The words seem accurate enough. After all, there is no reason for most people to strive to be creative. It is easy enough to merely observe a… Continue reading

Site Summary for Scranton, PA

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 SITE: Scranton, PA                         DATES: October 6-9, 2011               ATTEND: 12,500 We started our journey to Nay Aug… Continue reading

The Wall That Heals Site Summary For Sanford, NC

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SITE  SUMMARY SITE: Sanford NC DATES: Sep 29-Oct 3, 2011 ATTEND: 8,500 ESCORT:  85 PHOTO’S:12 OTHER INFORMATION: We started our adventure toSanfordwith the motor cycle escort at Harley-Davidson ofAshevillewith our good friend Ob… Continue reading

The Walll That Heals Site Summary for Swannanoa, NC

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SITE  SUMMARY SITE:  Swannanoa, NC DATES: September 22-25, 2011 Our escort began with Ob Jammer (Bill Emerson) meeting us at the West Park Inn in Kinston NC. Since last year’s slight mistakes, Ob… 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

Soledad, CA Site Summary

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SITE SUMMARY  SITE: Soledad, CA                                 DATES: June 22-26, 2011  ATTEND: 3,100             ESCORT:  0           PHOTO’S: 5 As you walk around outside, inside your home, or just get in your automobile to drive to work… Continue reading