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    Items Left at The Wall Tell Stories of Healing, Loss

    03/03/2015 12:07 PM

    The Wall has become a sacred place where millions have come to reflect, remember, and heal from a war that is still affecting a nation today. Many are moved to leave items for the fallen and pay tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. More than 400,000 items have been left at The Wall to date. MORE

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    Jan Scruggs Announces Retirement

    02/27/2015 10:13 AM

    Jan C. Scruggs, the Vietnam veteran who led the movement to build The Wall and established the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF), has announced his retirement. On June 30, 2015, Scruggs will step down as president of VVMF. Day-to-day operations of VVMF have been turned over to Jim Knotts, CEO since October 2014. MORE

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    40,000 Photos Submitted for Faces Never Forgotten Effort

    02/25/2015 12:19 PM

    VVMF’s Faces Never Forgotten photo collection campaign has reached another milestone. With the addition of the photo of SGT Stephen J. Smith of Convoy, Ohio, VVMF has now reached 40,000 photos collected. The goal of the campaign is to collect a photo for the 58,300 inscribed on The Wall. MORE

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    Board Member William Murdy Recognized As West Point Distinguished Graduate

    02/06/2015 01:01 PM

    VVMF board member William Murdy has been selected as a 2015 West Point Association of Graduates Distinguished Graduate. The Distinguished Graduate Award (DGA) is given to graduates of the United States Military Academy whose character, distinguished service, and stature draw wholesome comparison to the qualities for which West Point strives, in keeping with its motto: “Duty, Honor, Country.” MORE