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How you can help

The In Memory program has honored more than 4,700 Vietnam veterans for the sacrifices they made after the war ended. We are asking you to help spread the word about In Memory program so we can bring this deserving honor to these Vietnam veterans and their loved ones.

Below are some ways you can help spread the word.

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Social Media

SOCIAL MEDIA

Share information about VVMF’s In Memory program on social media with these graphics and suggested text. You can also stay engaged by joining the In Memory Facebook group.

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Since the Vietnam War ended, thousands of Vietnam veterans have died each year after suffering from illnesses due to Agent Orange exposure, PTSD/suicide, cancer and other causes related to their service. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund’s (VVMF) In Memory program honors those who returned home from Vietnam and later died. If you know of a Vietnam veteran who returned home and later died, you can apply to honor them through VVMF’s In Memory program. The application deadline for the 2021 program is March 29. You can submit an online application at: vvmf.org/In-Memory-Program

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund’s In Memory program honors those who returned home from Vietnam and later died after suffering from Agent Orange exposure, PTSD/suicide, or other illnesses. VVMF is now accepting applications for Vietnam veterans to be honored through the 2021 In Memory program. To have a loved one considered for the In Memory program in 2021, submit online application to VVMF by March 29, 2021. Learn more at: vvmf.org/In-Memory-Program

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Do you know of a Vietnam veteran who returned home from Vietnam and later died after suffering from Agent Orange exposure, PTSD/suicide, or other illnesses? You can apply to honor them through @VVMF‘s In Memory program this year. Learn more: vvmf.org/In-Memory-Program

@VVMF‘s In Memory program honors those who returned home from Vietnam and later died after suffering from Agent Orange exposure, PTSD/suicide, or other illnesses. To have a loved one considered for the program in 2021, submit an application by March 29: vvmf.org/In-Memory-Program

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Help spread the word

Share the In Memory flyer and brochures with your local VVA, American Legion, and VFW chapters, local veteran’s hospitals, funeral homes or local churches.

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Share our photos. You’ll help us reach families and veterans by spreading our message and program.

SHARE WHAT PAST PARTICIPANTS HAVE SAID ABOUT THE PROGRAM

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VIDEO

2019 In Memory Day Ceremony: https://youtu.be/VoM3siV-GII

What is The In Memory Program and What Does it Include? https://youtu.be/-DrgmngAXN0

Overview about the In Memory program: https://youtu.be/mhqYnPTgr8Q

LOCAL MEDIA OUTREACH

Contact your local newspaper with a story about your loved one being honored through the program or make a pitch to your local media with a sample press release.

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Important Links

Online Application: https://www.vvmf.org/IM-Application-2021/

In Memory FAQ Page:  https://www.vvmf.org/In-Memory-Program#FAQ

2020 Event information: https://www.vvmf.org/In-Memory-Program/2020-InMemory-Weekend/

Videos of past In Memory Ceremonies can be seen here: www.youtube.com/VietnamVeteransMemorialFund

Additional questions about In Memory can go to: Julianna Blaylock at [email protected] or 202-330-4950.

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