Because of You: A Look Back at 2018


Your Stories. Your Wall.

aug_rick whitacre The Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Photo credit: Rick Whitacre

Because of you, VVMF can carry out its mission to honor and preserve the legacy of service in America and educate all generations about the impact of the Vietnam War and era.

A few highlights of what we accomplished in 2018 because of YOU:

  • Hosted more than 5 million visitors at The Wall in Washington, D.C. including many veteran and student groups met by VVMF staff for tours and help with name rubbings.
  • Unveiled an all-new The Wall That Healsexhibit with a larger three quarter-scale Wall replica and all-new mobile Education Center. In 2018, The Wall That Heals visited 38 communities in 26 states to spread The Wall’s healing legacy to more than 400,000 visitors, including 35,000 Vietnam veterans. Guided tours of the exhibit were provided to nearly 21,000 students.
  • Installed a new and improved In Memory plaque that is raised…

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  • Edward-David Ruiz  On March 17, 2019 at 2:41 am

    One of the most sobering sights in DC…and we could only hope the pray El Prez visits it occasionally for his peace of mind and equilibrium. Thanks anew for sharing with us something we’ve always loved and cherished.  Hello to all and God bless.  And let’s pray for the folks in New Zealand, both alive and dead.e/s

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