Join us for Memorial Day
2024 Memorial Day Ceremony

Join us for the annual Memorial Day ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, featuring keynote remarks from Vietnam veteran and Founder/Executive Chairman of FedEx Corporation, Frederick W. Smith.  

Monday, May 27, 2024 – 1:00 pm ET
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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Father's Day Rose Remembrance
Honoring Our Fathers

Every Father’s Day, VVMF lays thousands of roses at the Memorial site. Some roses hold a personal message in honor of the fathers on The Wall, those who never had a chance to come home and start a family, and those who later died after the War ended.

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Honor your Vietnam Veteran's Sacrifice
In Memory Program

 

Since the Vietnam War ended, thousands of Vietnam veterans have suffered due to Agent Orange exposure, PTSD/suicide, cancer and other causes related to their service. The In Memory program honors those who returned home from Vietnam and later died.

2024 In Memory Ceremony

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THE WALL THAT HEALS

The Wall That Heals exhibit features a three-quarter scale replica of The Wall and a mobile Education Center designed to travel to communities throughout the country. Since its dedication, The Wall That Heals has been displayed at nearly 700 communities throughout the nation, spreading the Memorial’s healing legacy to millions.

 

Learn More 2024 Tour Schedule “Buy A Mile”

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Each year, VVMF holds several ceremonies and special events at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and across the country with The Wall That Heals to help carry out its mission to honor, preserve and educate.

May 24-27, 2024

The Wall That Heals – West Dundee, IL

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Randall Oaks Park
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May 27, 2024

Memorial Day Observance at The Wall

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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May 30-June 2, 2024

The Wall That Heals – Hartland, WI

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Nixon Park
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June 15, 2024

In Memory Ceremony

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East Knoll – Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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June 16, 2024

Father’s Day Rose Remembrance

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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June 27, 2024

PTSD Awareness Day

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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August 10, 2024

Agent Orange Awareness

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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November 11, 2024

Veterans Day

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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December 7, 2024

Christmas Tree at The Wall

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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CONNECTING VETERANS AND SHARING YOUR STORIES

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THE MEMORIAL
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ABOUT THE WALL

Learn about the history, the symbolism, and the power of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Narrated by National Park Service and Vietnam Veterans Memorial Volunteer Allen McCabe.

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Memorial Care

While The Wall sits on federal land managed by the National Park Service, VVMF has a partnership with NPS in which VVMF covers the majority of the expenses in caring for the site. Learn about the services we provide.

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In Memory

Since the Vietnam War ended, thousands of Vietnam veterans have died each year due to Agent Orange exposure, PTSD/suicide, cancer and other causes related to their service. The In Memory program honors those who returned home from Vietnam and later died.

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Our Mission
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Keep the Promise

Nearly three million Americans served in Vietnam and more than 58,000 have their names inscribed on The Wall. Join actor and humanitarian Gary Sinise in ensuring their legacies are never forgotten.

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Why We Remember

Actress Ann-Margret went to Vietnam to entertain the troops in 1966 and 1968. Looking back on her important and meaningful efforts, she reminds us all why we should remember the Vietnam era and those who served.

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We Will Never Forget

Behind each name on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a life cut short and a family changed forever. Filmmaker Ken Burns is asking you to keep the promise The Wall was built on – never forget.

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