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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, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, 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: Vietnam Veterans Memorial, 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, Vietnam Veterans 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, Vietnam Veterans 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: Vietnam Veterans Memorial, 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, Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Vietnam Memorial education center wins approval

An education center planned for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington has received preliminary approval for construction of an underground facility on the National Mall.

Tuesday - 07/17/2012, 05:34am EDT

Tags: Vietnam Veterans Memorial, National Capital Planning Commission, Jan Scruggs