Education Center Advisory Committee Meets

Washington, D.C. The Content Advisory Committee for the Education Center at The Wall project will meet for the second time this year at the end of September.  The Committee is comprised of well-known and respected scholars, historians, educators, and academics – some of them Vietnam veterans – from across the country. This illustrious group reviews, evaluates, and provides balance to the exhibit content for the Center, specifically as the design and development progresses.  To read about each member, please see more at:  http://www.vvmf.org/advisory-committee-members

Many of the members who serve on the Committee will also participate in panel discussions at The Vietnam Center and Archive’s 2013 Conference, Vietnam: 1963, held in McGowan Theatre at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. from Sept. 26 through 28, 2013.  The conference is free and open to the public.  This is indeed a rare opportunity to learn more about the conflict in Vietnam, as well as hear and meet those who have dedicated their careers to scholarship on Vietnam.

Seating in the McGowan Theatre is limited, so it is recommended that you pre-register to secure a seat. More information is available at: www.vietnam.ttu.edu/conference.htm

 

About VVMF and the Education Center at The Wall

Established in 1979, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund is dedicated to preserving the legacy of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., promoting healing and educating about the impact of the Vietnam War.

The Education Center at The Wall will be a place on our National Mall where our military heroes' stories and sacrifice will never be forgotten. With plans to begin construction in 2014, the Center is a technologically-innovative learning facility to be built on the grounds of the Vietnam Veterans and Lincoln Memorials. Visitors will better understand the profound impact that the Vietnam War and other wars had on their friends and family members, their hometowns and the nation. The Center will feature the faces and stories of the more than 58,000 men and women on The Wall, honoring those who fell in Vietnam, those who fought and returned, as well as the friends and families of all who served. The Center will also celebrate the legacy of service that links the heroes of America’s past to those still serving today.

Learn more about the Education Center at The Wall by visiting www.vvmf.org or by calling

866-990-WALL.