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In 1956, the first female service members arrived in Vietnam. 83% were nurses. Janis Nark was one of them. Nurses faced the perils of enemy fire, horrific heat and humidity, long work hours and sleepless nights. Their patients called them "angels." During Women's History Month, VVMF honors their service. MORE
The 33rd annual Memorial Day Observance at The Wall, jointly hosted by VVMF and the National Park Service, will be held at 1:00 p.m. on May 25. As part of the ceremony, the United States Postal Service will dedicate the 2015 Medal of Honor: Vietnam Forever® stamps. This year's keynote speaker will be Medal of Honor recipient Jack Jacobs. MORE
On this Medal of Honor Day, we honor our nation's bravest and most courageous veterans. The Medal of Honor is the highest distinction that can be awarded by the President of the United States, in the name of the Congress, to members of the U.S. armed forces who have distinguished themselves by going above and beyond the call of duty, risking their lives while exhibiting intrepidity and valor. MORE
In light of Memorial Day, VVMF is giving students between grades 4-12 the opportunity to participate in the 2nd annual Memorial Day Video Contest. The 2015 question is: What does honor in times of war look like? The Grand Prize winner and one guardian will receive a 3-day trip to Washington DC to participate in the Memorial Day 2015 ceremony at The Wall. MORE