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    Memorial Day Observance at The Wall to be held on May 25

    03/05/2015 09:13 AM

    The 33rd annual Memorial Day Observance at The Wall, hosted jointly by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund and the National Park Service, will be held at 1:00 p.m. on May 25th. As part of the ceremony, the United States Postal Service will dedicate the 2015 Medal of Honor: Vietnam Forever® stamps. RSVP for seating at this year's ceremony. MORE

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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