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In this issue:

THE WALL IN THE YEAR OF COVID: It’s been a quiet year at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The crowds and the volunteers are temporarily gone. The ceremonies and commemorations haven’t stopped, however. They’ve just gone virtual.
The Wall in the Year of COVID

Names to the Faces: Pursuing the Last Photos for The WallNAMES TO THE FACES: Pursuing the Last Photos for The Wall: For years people have been locating photos to match the names on the The Wall for VVMF’s Wall of Faces. Now a small group of dedicated volunteers believes it’s about to finish the job.

Cyndy Hollender-Stancliff: A Volunteer RomanceCYNDY HOLLENDER-STANCLIFF: A Volunteer Romance: The widow of a Vietnam veteran found comfort, meaning, and a richer life as a volunteer at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and uncovered a most unlikely coincidence in the process.

VVA Annual Committee Reports

Commitment, Community, and Redemption through CrochetingCOMMITMENT, COMMUNITY, AND REDEMPTION THROUGH CROCHETING: It’s not an image that immediately springs to mind: a group of incarcerated veterans sitting quietly together crocheting. So why is VVA Chapter 1120 doing exactly that?

Cyndy Hollender-Stancliff: A Volunteer RomanceTHE TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER: 100 Years On his last day in office, President Woodrow Wilson signed a resolution authorizing the returning to the United States “the body of an unknown American for burial with appropriate ceremonies.”

The Wall, Then and Now

New VVA Life Members


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