Quantcast
Last updated on April 19, 2014 at 7:22 EDT

Latest Vietnam Veterans Memorial Stories

2013-07-11 12:21:20

Act of Congress extends deadline and eliminates "huge hurdle" to Education Center fundraising efforts WASHINGTON, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last night, the U.S. Senate passed H.R. 588, the Vietnam Veterans Donor Acknowledgement Act of 2013. The bipartisan bill was authored by Congressman Don Young (R-AK) and co-sponsored by Congressman Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) and 38 other members of Congress. When signed by President Obama, the law will correct a problem with the original...

2013-06-06 00:20:10

DEARBORN, Mich., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Company Fund is sponsoring an Honor Flight for World War II veterans to visit the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., on the anniversary of D-Day - one of three Ford-sponsored Honor Flights in 2013 Ford Fund announces $278,000 in grants to DAV (Disabled American Veterans), bringing its total support for veterans to more than $6.5 million since 1996 Ford Motor Company's support of veterans dates back to 1922 On the 69th...

2013-05-14 12:20:28

NESHANIC STATION, N.J., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year is the organization's 26(th) anniversary demonstration in support of POW/MIA and veterans' issues. Speakers for this year include Rep. Reid Ribble (R-WI 8); Rep. Jon Runyan (R-NJ 3); LTC. Andras Marton, Iraq/Afghanistan Veteran; Lynn O'Shea, director of research for the National Alliance of Families; Veteran's advocate Nikki Mendicino and other supporters of Rolling Thunder(®), Inc. and the POW/MIA issue. A lineup...

2012-11-19 16:26:52

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New Zealand Embassy kicked-off the Veterans Day weekend in Washington, D.C. with its third tribute to America's armed forces on November 9, 2012. The benefit, featuring famed tenor Anthony Kearns and co-hosted by the Coalition to Salute America's Heroes, honoured two premier U.S. military charities, the USO and the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial Fund (VVMF). The Rt Hon Mike Moore, New Zealand Ambassador to the United States, welcomed the...

2012-11-08 08:29:44

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY and National Geographic Channel have partnered on a special tabloid edition: 50 Years Later - A Salute to the Veterans of the Vietnam War. The special edition marks the 50(th) anniversary of the start of the Vietnam War. The 48-page all color special edition includes: A look at Vietnam veterans from all 50 states, each representing a different aspect of post-Vietnam life in the USA. Some of the veterans are well-known, such as Arizona...

2012-11-07 08:28:04

CYPRESS, Calif., Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CareMore, a leading healthcare plan designed specifically for Medicare recipients, announced that it will join AHMC Anaheim Regional Medical Center to pay tribute to local veterans on Friday, Nov. 9. The company will host a reception and health fair from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the patio of the AHMC Anaheim Regional Medical Center (ARMC) located at 1111 W. La Palma Ave., Anaheim, CA 92801. In preparation for Veterans Day, the event will...

2012-05-24 14:20:09

Generation Opportunity launches online homepage with scroll for those seeking to publicly thank those who made the ultimate sacrifice WASHINGTON, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Generation Opportunity today launched an online scroll for Americans to sign to thank the brave men and women who have selflessly served the nation and made the ultimate sacrifice to ensure our enduring freedoms. The effort for Memorial Day 2012 - called "Freedom Is Not Free" - gained immediate attention...

2012-05-18 02:20:13

U.S. Army Specialist Charles Sabatier Fought for His Country and for Disabled Rights GALVESTON ISLAND, Texas, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Galveston native Charles J. Sabatier will be honored in a Memorial Day ceremony at the Vietnam Memorial located at Moody Gardens. Sabatier, a Specialist in the United States Army will be enshrined as the 76th man to be killed in action during the Vietnam War from Galveston County. A Purple Heart recipient and tireless advocate for people...

2012-03-20 06:20:46

PHILADELPHIA, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial (PVVM) will be observing its 25th anniversary this year with a series of events and activities focused on telling the 646 stories of city servicemen who gave their lives in that conflict. "For those of us involved with the Memorial, it's always been about the young men from South Philadelphia, Roxborough, Olney, Port Richmond and the diverse neighborhoods of Philadelphia steeped in tradition and service...

2012-01-24 11:40:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln Memorial Park, a member of the Dignity Memorial network, will provide a funeral with full military honors on Jan. 25 at the Willamette National Cemetery for a homeless Portland veteran, the 1,000th burial provided through the Dignity Memorial Homeless Veterans Burial Program. Naval Petty Officer 2nd Class Stevenson L. Roy, a recently deceased homeless Vietnam veteran, will be buried at the Willamette National Cemetery in...