The In Memory program has honored more than 5,000 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.
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.
DOWNLOAD FACEBOOK SHAREGRAPHIC
Sample Facebook language
Since the Vietnam War ended, thousands of Vietnam veterans have died each year, many 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 2024 ceremony 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. Many suffered from Agent Orange exposure, PTSD/suicide, or other illnesses. VVMF is now accepting applications for Vietnam veterans to be honored through the 2024 In Memory program. To have a loved one considered for the In Memory ceremony in 2024, submit online application to VVMF by March 29, 2024. Learn more at: vvmf.org/In-Memory-Program
Sample Twitter language
Do you know of a Vietnam veteran who returned home from Vietnam and later died? 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, many after suffering from illnesses due to Agent Orange exposure, PTSD/suicide, cancer and other causes related to their service. To have a loved one considered for the ceremony in 2024, submit an application by March 29: vvmf.org/In-Memory-Program
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.
DOWNLOAD PROMOTIONAL PHOTOS
Share our photos. You’ll help us reach families and veterans by spreading our message and program.
- Download In Memory Folded Flag Photo
- Download In Memory Plaque Photo
- Download In Memory Display at The Wall That Heals Photo
- Download In Memory Day Ceremony Photo
- Download In Memory Honor Roll Photo
- Download In Memory Yearbook Photo
SHARE WHAT PAST PARTICIPANTS HAVE SAID ABOUT THE PROGRAM
To hear one In Memory family tell their story of loss and healing listen to episode #16: Song for the Unsung of VVMF’s podcast, Echoes of The Vietnam War, here.
2022 In Memory Day Ceremony: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B88LVf2DFtY
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.
Online Application: https://www.vvmf.org/inmemory-apply/
In Memory FAQ Page: https://www.vvmf.org/In-Memory-Program#FAQ
In Memory Ceremony Information: https://www.vvmf.org/In-Memory-Program/In-Memory-Ceremony/
Videos of past In Memory Ceremonies can be seen here: www.youtube.com/VietnamVeteransMemorialFund
Have additional questions? Please send an email to us at [email protected] or call (202) 393-0090.