Memorials

'Reflections' Mural in Ohio

July 19, 2013

  Michael Sekletar, an Ohio artist, is about to finish his second veteran's mural in Amherst, Ohio, west of Cleveland. His first was a depiction of the famed Joe Rosenthal flag raising at Iwo Jima…

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Ground Broken on Texas Vietnam Veterans Monument

May 15, 2013

The Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument held its groundbreaking ceremonies on Monday, March 25. The monument, which will honor the service of Texans who served in the military during the Vietnam War---including the 3, 417…

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John Phelps Sculpture To Be Dedicated at Camp Lejeune

March 4, 2013

A new monument (above) honoring all of those service personnel who have given their lives or have been wounded in action will be dedicated on March 8 at the  front entrance of the Warrior Hope…

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The Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument's Web Site

May 23, 2012

When it is completed on the grounds of  the Texas Capitol building in Austin, the Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument  will honor all Texans who served in the Vietnam War. The monument will feature a…

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VVMF Looking For In-Country Photos & Artwork by Vietnam Veterans

April 3, 2012

Our friends at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund in Washington, D.C., are working on a book project in honor of the 30th anniversary of the dedication of The Wall this fall. The book will include photos taken…

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Jewish Chaplains Memorial Dedicated at Arlington

October 25, 2011

The dedication of Arlington National Cemetery's Jewish Chaplains Memorial plaque took place on Monday, October 24 at the Memorial Amphitheater. A reception followed at the Women in Military Service For America Memorial. The memorial honors…

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The Wall Wants Photos

October 11, 2011

  The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, the organization that supports the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (The Wall ), is working on a project to gather photographs of all of the 58, 272 men and…

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Jack Wheeler, 1944-2010

January 3, 2011

John P. "Jack" Wheeler III, a Vietnam veteran who was one of the three founders of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, was found dead on New Year's Eve in Wilmington, Delaware. According to the Wilmington…

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The Virtual Wall

December 10, 2010

The Virtual Wall ® is an on-line web site that contains memorial pages honoring the 58, 261 women and men whose names are inscribed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. The Virtual Wall,…

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POW Shack at the Wall Burns

November 24, 2010

A fire that started late Monday night destroyed the POW/MIA shack that has sat for decades between the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. Sometimes known as "The Last Firebase, " the…

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