March 2, 2015



Upcoming Events

February 07, 11:00am - 1:00pm Scholarship Tours of the Memorial

Tours every Saturday from February 7 through April 11
The Foundation awards two $2,500 scholarships to New Jersey High school seniors each year. Throughout scholarship application season (February 7 - April 11), free tours of the Memorial are offered each Saturday starting at 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM. No appointments or reservations are necessary. Tour groups meet in the Museum lobby and are lead by our Vietnam Veteran tour guides and last about an hour. Tours last approximately 1 hour. For more information and to download the application form CLICK HERE

April 25, 11:00am - 4:00pm 40th Anniversary of Operation Babylift

On Saturday, April 25, 2015, the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation, in conjunction with Vietnam Babylift, will honor the 40th Anniversary of Operation Babylift from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The free event is open to the general public. The Vietnam Babylift, or "Operation Babylift," was a humanitarian effort that took place in April 1975, when over 2,547 babies, toddlers and children under the age of 10 were evacuated from Vietnam to the United States, Canada and several European countries. Special guests include individuals from around the globe who participated in and had their lives changed by Operation Babylift.

The free all-day program includes a VVA "Liberty Bell" Chapter 21-Gun Salute and Tribute, Plaque Gifting with C-5A Casualties Name Reading, and select cuttings/scenes from the play "Children of the April Rain" produced by Infinite Variety Productions, NYC, Ashley Adelman, Founder. There will also be an open forum, Q & A, Benediction, art and artifacts exhibit, showing of docu films, a book signing and reception.

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April 26, 1:00pm - 5:00pm Pasta Dinner hosted by The American Legion Riders of New Jersey

Please join us for a pasta dinner supporting the Foundation at the America at the George P. Vanderveer American Legion Post 129
(2025 Church Road, Toms River, New Jersey) 

Dinner music provided by the Lifters featuring our very own Executive Director Bill Linderman.

Tickets:  Adults $12 children $5. For more information and tickets call 732-232-3286

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