Come feel the healing power of "The Wall" and show our fallen brothers and sisters the honor and respect they deserve.
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PARADE APPLICATIONIf you have a group, or as an individual are interested in joining the parade, then you must fill out an application form. To download a PDF form, please click here or call toll free, 1-800-VVA-1316 x151.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS Click To View A Complete Listing of Events
UNITS MARCHING Click To View A Complete Listing of Units Marching In The Parade
REUNION HOTELS Click To View A Listing of Hotel Suggestions For Hosting Your Reunion
THE SCHEDULE: NOVEMBER 10, 2007
The Opening Ceremony on the Mall 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m
The opening ceremony will start at 10:00 a.m. and will take place on the Mall at 3rd Street, between Jefferson and Madison Drives.
The Parade11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Immediately following the opening ceremony, the parade with thousands of participants, military vehicles, floats, veteran motorcyclists, and marching bands steps off. Along side the reviewing stand will be limited bleacher seating for those veterans and members of the general public who wish to view the parade.
Washington Monument Grounds12 noon until 6:00 p.m.
Parade participants and the general public can enjoy a variety of activities and street vendors.
For more information call toll free:877-PARADE3
Need accommodations? Call toll free: 866-489-6888 or click here for online booking
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
November 6, 2007 25th Anniversary Music and Poetry TributeVietnam Veterans MemorialWashington, D.C.
DMZ to Delta Dance benefiting VVA Chapter 227, Nov. 10, Rosslyn Holiday Inn, 1900 N. Ft. Meyer Dr., Arlington, VA, 8 p.m. to midnight.
This is the 19th annual dance, held this year in conjunction with the 25th Anniversary of The Wall. $30/person, cash bar, dancing, finger food, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, free parking, collectibles, and vets camaraderie. Pre-dance warm-up at 7 p.m. with cash bar/finger food in hotel’s Dogwood Room. Hosted by VVA Chapter 227, Dean K. Phillips Memorial Chapter, P.O. Box 5653, Arlington, VA 22205; 703- 912-1681. Contact: Jim Hewitt, 571-221-5565; firstname.lastname@example.org or visit website at http://www.vva227.org/dmzdance.html
Chapter 958 Dinner DanceNovember 9 7-11 pm$50/personNDW Catering and Conference Center1454 Parsons Ave., SEWashington Navy Yard, DC 20374For more info call Thomas Kent at 202-391-2151
The Reading of the Names at The WallNov 7 through Nov 10for more info on this event and how you can sign up to read names go to:http://www.vvmf.org/index.cfm?SectionID=582
November 11 Annual Veterans Day Observance at The Wall – 1pmVietnam Veterans MemorialWashington, D.C.
Join VVA's parade in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the dedication of The Wall. Application forms for individuals and groups who would like to join the November 10 parade are available at http://vva.org/25thEvent/event_info.htm or by calling 1-877-727-2333.The Wall: 25th Anniversary Commemorative BookThe Wall celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and documents its fascinating history - from its controversial inception in 1982 to its evolution as the most visited and venerated memorial in our nation's capital. Features include award-winning fiction and poetry on the Vietnam War, the photography of famed Vietnam War photographer Larry Burrows (including photos featured in the The Vietnam Experience book series), Maya Lin's original sketches and design statement, a tribute to the women who served in Vietnam, personal stories of extraordinary journeys to the Wall, letters and offerings from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Collection, a breathtaking photo essay of the Wall, and more.Proceeds will go to assist VVA and VVAF's honorable causes, including outreach programs, benefits assistance, and housing programs for Vietnam War, Gulf War, Afghan War, and Iraq War veterans.Click here to order your copies of The Wall Commemorative Book.I sincerely thank you for your support and please email this message to all your contacts.Keith KingChair, Public Affairs CommitteeVVA respects your privacy. To update your e-mail notification preferences, click here.