Tagged: Vietnam Memorial

Strange Facts and History of the Vietnam Wall

Interesting Statistics About The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall: The overall length of the Moving Wall is 252.83 feet, composed of 74 separate frames, each frame containing two silk- screened panels; each of the two walls that make up the entire Wall are 126.5 feet in length, which is slightly longer than half the length of the Memorial in Washington, where… Read more

Senator Chuck Hagel Leads Vietnam War Anniversary Committee

The Department of Defense has selected Senator Chuck Hagel to chair the new Vietnam War Anniversary Committee. A decorated Vietnam War veteran, Hagel joined the Army in 1968.  He served, along with his brother Tom, in the United States Army’s 9th Infantry Division. While enlisted, Senator Hagel earned many military decorations and honors, including two Purple Hearts. A two-term senator… Read more