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Nov 06, 2017, 16:57 ET Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund to honor Maya Lin, the Designer of The Wall, as part of 35th Anniversary Commemoration

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) will honor Maya Lin, the designer of The Wall, officially thanking her for her memorial design and for...


Sep 28, 2017, 15:27 ET Esteemed Americans come together to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) is commemorating the 35th anniversary of The Wall in 2017 and an esteemed group of Americans, led by The...


May 16, 2017, 13:58 ET Memorial Day ceremony at The Wall to honor America's service members who have made the ultimate sacrifice

On Monday, May 29 at 1 p.m., the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) and the National Park Service (NPS) will host the annual Memorial Day...


Feb 22, 2017, 12:28 ET Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund receives $10 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. for campaign to build the Education Center at The Wall

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) has received a $10 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. for the campaign to build the Education Center...


Jan 09, 2017, 09:39 ET 35th Anniversary year for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial begins with milestone for the virtual Wall of Faces - 50,000 photos collected

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) is commemorating the 35th anniversary of The Wall in 2017 and the year began with a milestone for the...


May 19, 2016, 10:04 ET Education Center at The Wall Receives Support from Republic of Korea and Federation of Korean Industries

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) announced today that the campaign to build the Education Center at The Wall has garnered new support. The...


May 09, 2016, 11:52 ET Retirement Gala For Jan C. Scruggs, Founder Of VVMF, To Be Held On May 30, 2016

 The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) will host a retirement gala honoring Jan C. Scruggs on May 30, 2016 at the Ritz-Carlton, Washington,...


May 02, 2016, 12:56 ET Memorial Day ceremony at The Wall to commemorate eight additions to The Wall and honor all members of America's Armed Forces who have made the ultimate sacrifice

 On Monday, May 30 at 1 p.m., the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) and the National Park Service (NPS) will host the annual Memorial Day...


Nov 05, 2015, 12:35 ET Veterans Day Observance At The Vietnam Veterans Memorial To Commemorate The 50th Anniversary Of The Battle Of Ia Drang

 The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) and the National Park Service will host the annual Veterans Day ceremony at The Wall to celebrate...


Oct 06, 2014, 11:00 ET Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Plaza to honor Jan Scruggs, Founder and President of VVMF, with Tenth Annual Phelps Award

 The Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Plaza will honor Jan C. Scruggs, founder and president of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF), as...


Sep 24, 2014, 12:08 ET Jim Knotts named Chief Executive Officer of Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) has named Jim Knotts as Chief Executive Officer effective October 6th.  Knotts previously held the...


Jun 23, 2014, 10:45 ET Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund Launches Hometown Heroes Service Learning Project

 The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) today announced the launch of the Hometown Heroes Service Learning Project. The Hometown Heroes...


Jun 09, 2014, 11:36 ET 131 To Be Honored at In Memory Ceremony

There are 58,300 names on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial; names of men and women who died on the battlefield of the Vietnam War. Those...


May 22, 2014, 11:56 ET Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund to Honor the Fallen During Memorial Day Ceremony at The Wall

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) and the National Park Service will host the annual Memorial Day ceremony to pay tribute to members of...


May 20, 2014, 13:04 ET Post-9/11 Heroes to be honored on National Mall this weekend

 For the first time, the names of the nearly 7,000 American service members who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty since the...


May 05, 2014, 10:43 ET Fourteen Names to be Added to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The names of 14 American servicemen will be engraved on the black granite walls of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial over the next week, and the status...


Jul 11, 2013, 13:18 ET Senate Passes Vietnam Veterans Donor Recognition Act of 2013, Clears Path for Major Donations to Build the Education Center at The Wall

Act of Congress extends deadline and eliminates "huge hurdle" to Education Center fundraising efforts  Last night, the U.S. Senate passed...


May 06, 2013, 19:36 ET House Passes H.R. 588, Clearing a Path for Proper Recognition of Major Donors within the Education Center at The Wall

Senate will consider bill to eliminate "huge hurdle" to Education Center fundraising efforts This evening, with a 398-2 floor vote, the...


Oct 31, 2007, 01:00 ET Vietnam Veterans Memorial Turns 25; Founder Available for Media Interviews on How a Nation Heals After Wars

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Vietnam Veterans Memorial ("The Wall") celebrates its 25th anniversary on Veterans Day...


May 22, 2007, 01:00 ET Exhibits for Vietnam Veterans Memorial Center, Unveiled Today, Will Give Faces to Names of Those Memorialized on 'The Wall'

WASHINGTON, May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today at a Capitol Hill news conference, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (http://www.vvmf.org)...


May 21, 2007, 01:00 ET Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund to Hold News Conference

WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund will host a news conference on May 22 at 10:00 a.m. at the U.S....


Sep 06, 2002, 01:00 ET Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund to Commemorate the Wall's 20th Anniversary in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund -- the nonprofit organization responsible for building the Vietnam...


Mar 26, 2002, 00:00 ET TIME's Alex Perry Receives Inaugural Joseph L. Galloway War Correspondents Award

WASHINGTON, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund today honored TIME's South Asia Bureau Chief Alex Perry as the...


Feb 13, 2001, 00:00 ET Letter To Ann Landers Provides 'Virtual Wall' With Largest Amount of Visitors and Remembrances Ever

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Virtual Wall (http://www.thevirtualwall.org ), a Web site dedicated to collecting digital remembrances...