Tag Archive: Washington

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

It’s Time for More Than a Parade

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Headlines over the past few days, including an AP article picked up by many of the nation’s newspapers, are lamenting that there is no national parade being planned for veterans returning from Iraq.… 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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A Christmas in Vietnam There is nothing quite like the Holiday Season.   Everything about this time of year brings a smile to your face.  I’m talking about the spirit of Christmas – giving… 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

Finally a Fitting Tribute by Jan C. Scruggs

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For almost 30 years, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial has been an unequalled place of remembrance.  Each year, millions of people visit the memorial. Most of them have their own story that brought them there. Here is one… 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