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Father's Day condolences, remembrances at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Nearly 2,000 roses were being placed at the wall in memory of those fathers who died either in Vietnam or as a result of that war.

Sunday - 06/15/2014, 07:51pm EDT

Tags: vietnam veterans memorial fund, James Conway, Agent Orange, father

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Father's Day ceremony planned for Vietnam memorial

Saturday - 06/14/2014, 04:11pm EDT

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On Memorial Day weekend, the names of the fallen

For the first time ever, Vietnam War veterans will include the names of victims from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

Sunday - 05/25/2014, 06:30am EDT

Tags: Vietnam War, Iraq, Afghanistan

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Replica of Vietnam Veterans Memorial set up at Georgetown

Fulfilling its purpose of bringing "the Wall" to communities that can't easily visit it, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund organizers never expected to set up the traveling memorial in D.C.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 07:41am EDT

Tags: the Wall, Georgetown University, Joseph Mark Lauinger, megan cloherty

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A Trip of a Lifetime: Honor Flight

One hundred fourteen Vietnam veterans on Friday boarded an Honor Flight to the Washington area.

Saturday - 08/03/2013, 02:55am EDT

Tags: Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Honor Flight

Vietnam Memorial center searches for D.C. vets

A project that is in the works to expand the Vietnam Memorial is stalling without the materials that it needs.

Saturday - 07/06/2013, 08:25am EDT

Tags: Vietnam, vietnam war memorial, photographs, education center

Volunteers wash the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

It is often called "The Wall that Heals," but the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall got some healing itself as dozens of people scrubbed it clean Saturday morning.

Saturday - 04/13/2013, 01:13pm EDT

Tags: Jamie Forzato, vietnam war memorial,

Slice of Life: Jan Scruggs, the face behind the 58,000 names

A wall of almost 500 feet of black granite, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial stands as a reminder of the lives lost for the nation and its founder.

Sunday - 02/03/2013, 01:03pm EST

Tags: slice of life, ptsd, Vietnam War, Jan Scruggs, Mia Lynn, National Mall and Memorial Parks, Alex Beall

Across U.S., Veterans Day commemorations under way

At the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, a steady stream of visitors arrived Saturday morning as the names of the 58,000 people on the wall were being read over a loudspeaker.

Saturday - 11/10/2012, 06:16pm EST

Tags: Veterans Day,

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