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Statue rededicated at Vietnam Veterans Memorialupdated: Thu Jul 08 2010 14:53:00

A sculpture that makes up part of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the National Mall was unveiled and rededicated Thursday after six weeks of restoration work.

War dogs remembered, decades laterupdated: Fri Feb 12 2010 14:48:00

Maybe it was the sound of the wind cutting through the wire. Perhaps he caught a small vibration with his keen eyes. Or it could have been a slight difference in the air's smell.

Tributes to fallen find a homeupdated: Wed Nov 11 2009 06:54:00

Tributes left at the Vietnam Memorial make their way to a special collection. Photojournalist Bethany Swain has the story.

Mementos at the memorialupdated: Wed Nov 11 2009 06:54:00

Long before people posted their thoughts and feelings on social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook, millions of people were doing just that on a different sort of wall.

Photos of fallen Vietnam veterans soughtupdated: Fri Sep 18 2009 11:39:00

The organizers of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Federal Express are issuing a nationwide "call for photos" to help document the stories of those lost in the war.

After long fight, Vietnam vet gets his due on the Wallupdated: Mon May 25 2009 20:24:00

Fifteen years after his death, and after his family fought a very long bureaucratic battle with the government, Enrique Valdez's name was added to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

Vietnam vet added to 'Wall'updated: Mon May 25 2009 20:24:00

Fifteen years after he died from wounds sustained in the Vietnam War, Enrique Valdez joins comrades on "The Wall"

Name added to Vietnam Memorial helps family heal old woundsupdated: Thu May 07 2009 12:11:00

It was 40 years ago this summer that U.S. Marine Gunnery Sgt. Enrique Valdez was nearly killed by shrapnel in Vietnam and 15 years ago that he died from wounds suffered that August in 1969.

Ceremony marks lives shortened by Vietnam Warupdated: Mon Apr 20 2009 16:56:00

About a hundred family, friends and comrades turned out in a heavy rainstorm Monday to honor 123 Americans whose recent deaths they blame on the war in Vietnam.

Summer fun in the nation's capitalupdated: Fri Jul 11 2008 11:49:00

From free concerts to fresh blue crabs, summertime in the Washington area can be a lot of fun.

See New York, Chicago and Washington on the runupdated: Tue Sep 04 2007 23:53:00

Are you a runner? Now you can see the sights of New York, Chicago and Washington D.C. while on the run -- literally.

Four names added to Vietnam memorialupdated: Fri May 13 2005 18:17:00

Visitors crowded around a work crew at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Friday as a new name was inscribed on the black granite wall.

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