(Washington, D.C) – Vietnam veteran
leaders from around the nation have come to Washington to take part in
special Veterans Day activities marking the 20th anniversary of
the dedication of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
The veterans—national officers, national
board of directors, members, and national committee chairs—are meeting today
at the headquarters of Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) in Silver Spring,
Maryland. They will take part in the VVA-sponsored March to Remember, the
kickoff event of the Washington, D.C., Veterans Day activities, beginning at
9:00 am on Monday, November 11 at 7th and Constitution Avenues.
All the officers, board members and
committee chairs are available for media interviews. They may be contacted
through the VVA Communications Department.
Other Veterans Day events near The
Wall include unit reunions, concerts, and receptions. VVA will sponsor
information centers and a hospitality tent just off Constitution Avenue near
the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. For more information go to