VVMF Telethon Webcast
November 11, 2011
The 11/11/11 Veterans Day Telethon event webcast will feature appearances by well-known national media journalists and guests to include Bob Schieffer of CBS News, Bob Woodruff of ABC News, Kelly Wright of the Fox News Channel, former U.S. Senator Chuck Robb, former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge and syndicated radio host Rusty Humphries, whose father died in Vietnam. The Telethon webcast will include live coverage of the Veterans Day Ceremony at the Wall to begin at 1 PM ET.
The Wall that Heals visits Atlanta
October 25, 2011
In Atlanta, Georgia, the History Channel, in cooperation with VVMF, continued their nationwide campaign to collect a photograph for each of the 58,272 names memorialized on The Wall in Washington, D.C.
The Wall That Heals visits Philadelphia
October 13, 2011
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, in partnership with the History Channel visited Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for a ceremony in Independence Park that highlighted the Call for Photos nationwide campaign to collect photos to give faces to the names of service members engraved on the Wall at the Vietnam Memorial in the nation’s capital
Wall That Heals in Times Square for History Channel Call for Photos
Crews worked through the night in New York City’s Times Square to erect the Wall the Heals, a half size travelling replica of the Wall at the Vietnam Memorial in Washington DC. Ceremonies then marked this stop on the nationwide tour in the Call for Photos campaign by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund and the History Channel. The Photos of service members whose names are engraved on the Wall in the nation’s capital will find a home in the Education Center to be constructed at the Vietnam Memorial.