Tag Archive: Veterans Day

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

Landscape of The Wall Prepared for Veterans Day

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We at VVMF are often flattered to hear that the clean, polished granite Wall and the noticeably green and healthy lawn of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial exceed the expectations of the thousands who… Continue reading

Students Honor Fallen From Their State

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Students in South Dakota read the names of those names etched on The Wall from their state as part of our Reading of the Names project.

Participate in the Reading of the Names in Your Community

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For nearly a century, November 11 has been a day to honor veterans. In 1919, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed the day the first observance of what was then Armistice Day. He had this… Continue reading

Reading of The Names

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The Reading of the Names is a rare and incredibly special event. The last time all of the names etched on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. was in 2007 for the… Continue reading

Memories Live On

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This Memorial Day will be especially poignant for Flora Brooks. Earlier this month, her husband’s name was added to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. On Monday, he will be honored again as part of… 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

VVMF’s FIRST-EVER BENEFIT GALA IS A SUCCESS

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For Immediate Release Nov. 18, 2010 Contact: Lisa Gough (202) 393-0090, ext. 109 VVMF’s FIRST-EVER BENEFIT GALA IS A SUCCESS John Warner, Bob Kerrey Are Honored With Special Achievement Awards Washington, D.C. –… Continue reading