2017 Veterans Day Photos

Posted: Monday, January 01, 2018

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Castille to Speak at Veterans Day Ceremony

Posted: Monday, November 13, 2017

Ronald D. Castille, who served as Chief Justice of the PA Supreme Court from 2008-14, will be the keynote speaker for the annual Veterans Day program on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 12:30 p.m. He was one of the founders of the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund and served as its first treasurer. The chief justice joined the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office in 1971, following his graduation from the University of Virginia Law School, eventually rising to deputy district attorney in 1983. Castille, who was severely wounded as a Marine infantry officer in Vietnam, is one of the most widely recognized Vietnam veterans in Pennsylvania. Castille, who is a graduate of Auburn University, received the Bronze Star for valor as a platoon commander.

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PVVMF Co-Hosts with WHYY on VN War Documentary

Posted: Tuesday, August 29, 2017

The PVVM Fund is joining the Veterans National Education Program to host with WHYY and "Radio Times'" Marty Moss-Coan, a veterans panel discussion in conjunction with the showing of Ken Burns' "The Vietnam War."  The discussion will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 12, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m at The Museum of the American Revolution, 101 S. Third St. Veterans and Their Families Can Register for the Free Event and Free Museum Tickets at:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-vietnam-war-discussion-hosted-by-marty-moss-coane-tickets-36900520450?aff=WHYYwebsite
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2017 Memorial Day Photos

Posted: Thursday, June 15, 2017

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Veterans Day 2016

Posted: Friday, December 30, 2016

For Veterans Day, volunteers placed 648 flags representing those from Philadelphia who were lost in the Vietnam War and are honored on the Wall of Names at the Memorial.  Carol Eggert, Comcast vice president for Veterans and Military Affairs and a retired Army brigadier general, delivered the keynote address to a crowd of upwards of 1,000 people. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney also made brief remarks. Read more

Hundreds Turn Out to Honor Two Additions to Wall of Names

Posted: Friday, June 03, 2016

Under cloudy, but rain-free skies hundreds of veterans, families and friends observed the addition of Master Sergeants Francis Corcoran and George Wilson to the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Memorial Day 2016.   Read more

Two Philadelphia Soldiers Added to Vietnam Memorial Wall

Posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2016

The names of two career noncommissioned officers, who became ill in Vietnam and later died in military hospitals, will be unveiled in a special ceremony at the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial (PVVM) on Monday, May 30 at 12:30 p.m. Read more

1st Annual Philadelphia Veterans Parade

Posted: Monday, November 09, 2015

On Sunday, November 8, 2015, The Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial (PVVM) Fund participated in the first official Philadelphia Veterans Parade.  The JrROTC from Frankford High School accompanied the PVVM contingent and carried 35 replica panels with the names of the 648 Philadelphians from the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial's Wall of Names. Read more

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