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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Memorial mission continues for affected Vietnam vets



For Andreotti, adding a memorial bench alongside the existing war monuments felt like the least he could do for a group of men who have endured a unique set of challenges over the past three-plus decades.

He likened it to the national In Memory program, sponsored by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF), which recognizes all of those deaths that were service-connected yet do not fit the criteria for inclusion on the Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C.

"The In Memory program"” according to the VVMF website, "began in an effort to acknowledge the hardships these veterans and their families went through and the strengths they possessed after the war ended. The In Memory program honors the sacrifices these veterans and their families made"”

Continue Learning:  http://www.thecantoncitizen.com/2013/10/10/vietnam-memorial/