Tag Archive: Washington

Keeping the Promise – POW/MIA

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JOIN US    Dear Supporter,   Major Thomas Reitmann is honored on Panel 3E, Row 119. (Photo courtesy of Kim Lorigan and the St. Petersburg Times) Today, in honor of National POW/MIA Recognition Day,… Continue reading

10 Years Later and No One Has Forgotten

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JOIN US    Dear Supporter, All of us here at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) are taking a moment on 9/11 to reflect on that tragic day in 2001. In fact, Americans everywhere… Continue reading

Their Unthinkable Sacrifices Deserve Our Matching Gratitude

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Dear Supporter, As a supporter of the Vietnam Veteran Memorial Fund (VVMF), many of you may know all too well of the cold reception many Vietnam veterans endured upon their return home from… Continue reading

We Remember – The USS Forrestal

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JOIN US     Dear Supporter, On July 29, 1967 a devastating fire occurred aboard the USS Forrestal claiming the lives of 134 Sailors and Marines, and injuring 161 others. At 10:50am, during preparations for… Continue reading

Help Us Win $50K to Remember Fallen Heroes

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JOIN US     Dear Supporter, You can easily help the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund win up to $50,000 in grant money with your online vote.The grant money ― if we receive enough votes from… Continue reading

Honor a Father’s Memory at Our Rose Remembrance Ceremony

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JOIN US     Dear Supporter, For the sons and daughters who lost a father in Vietnam, the love and memory of their dad will live forever in their hearts. Each year on Father’s Day,… Continue reading

Our Fathers, Our Heroes: VVMF to Celebrate Father’s Day at The Wall

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Our Fathers, Our Heroes: VVMF to Celebrate Father’s Day at The Wall VVMF will be holding its annual Father’s Day Rose Remembrance Ceremony at The Wall on Father’s Day, June 19, beginning at… Continue reading

ASST. NAVY SECRETARY JUAN M. GARCIA III WILL REMEMBER THE FALLEN AT THE WALL ON MEMORIAL DAY

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For Immediate Release May 24, 2011 Contact: Lisa Gough (202) 393-0090, ext. 109 Vietnam Veterans Memorial Ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. on May 30 Washington, D.C. – Juan M. Garcia III, Assistant… Continue reading

Vietnam Vets Pave Way for Veteran Support

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When I came back from my first deployment as part of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan in 2002, I was greeted with fanfare, balloons and music, and was proudly wearing my uniform.  People stopped… Continue reading

Who Will You Remember On Memorial Day?

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JOIN US     Dear Supporter, Today I’m writing to you about two topics related to Memorial Day. #1 is a reminder to reserve your VIP seating if you plan to attend our Memorial Day… Continue reading