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June 20, 2021

2021 Father’s Day Rose Remembrance

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Date:
June 20
Time:
10:00 am
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Website:
https://www.vvmf.org/fathers-day/

Location

Vietnam Veterans Memorial
5 Henry Bacon Dr NW
Washington, DC 20245 United States
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Every Father’s Day, VVMF lays thousands of roses at the Memorial site. Each rose holds 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 as a result of their service in Vietnam.

Red roses symbolize those killed in action.  Yellow roses symbolize those missing in action.  White roses with red tips symbolize those who died after the war ended.

Family, friends and visitors are invited to take part in laying roses. It is a breathtaking site that demonstrates both the gratitude and the sacrifices of families impacted by war.