Tag Archive: Vietnam Veterans

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

Lessons From War

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Today we’re launching our Lessons From War project that features interviews with prominent Americans who served during Vietnam or have other ties to the Vietnam War, as well as other military operations. Jan… Continue reading

Invisible Wounds Require Visible Support

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It’s hard to imagine what the top enlisted man in the Army and a 10-year-old girl have in common. On Thursday morning, those two joined many others to mark National PTSD Awareness Day… Continue reading

Good Foreign Relations

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Australia has joined forces with America in many armed conflicts worldwide, but she has also joined with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund to help build the Education Center at The Wall. On Tuesday,… Continue reading

Why I Volunteer at The Wall

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                                       Lt. Col. Anthony V. Fasolo, USA (Ret) This past Memorial Day I volunteered to take part in a special ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in D.C., marking 50 years since the United States became… Continue reading

A Day at The Wall

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Diane Flom had never been to Washington, D.C., and her husband, Jerry, hadn’t been since he was a kid. The last time he was here, it was winter and he didn’t remember the… Continue reading

The Can Do Spirit of Maui

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By Jan C. Scruggs Janna Hoehn is a petite, determined woman from California. She and her family have lived on the Island of Maui for more than 20  years. She is active in… Continue reading

Father’s Day Ceremony Creates Community Among Strangers

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“You look like you need a hug. I don’t know you, but you look like you need a hug.” The women, strangers, share a teary embrace at The Wall. “I miss my dad,”… Continue reading

No Veteran Left Behind

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No veteran should be left behind, or forgotten and this week, we take another step to ensure that never happens. On June 14, we are honoring those who have died causes related to… Continue reading

A Pinch of Fenway Dirt

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  This letter came today from one of our volunteers, Michael McMahon. I want to share with you pictures of this beautiful baseball tribute I found at The Wall.  I saw it in… Continue reading