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April 2022

47th Black April Day

April 30 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial, 1 Memorial Lane
Holmdel, NJ 07733 United States
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This April 30th will mark the 47th anniversary of the Fall of Saigon. It is on this day the Republic of Vietnam Descendants will honor our veterans for their bravery and sacrifice during the Vietnam War with a special commemorative event and appreciation luncheon. We hope you can join us. The anniversary has always been an extremely sad day for Vietnamese families, especially those who were forced to leave behind their beloved homeland to find freedom and democracy in other…

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May 2022

New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Remembrance Day Ceremony

May 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial, 1 Memorial Lane
Holmdel, NJ 07733 United States

NEW JERSEY VIETNAM VETERANS REMEMBRANCE DAY CEREMONY SATURDAY, MAY 7TH 11AM Join us for our annual New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Remembrance Day ceremony Plan to join us live or steaming from our Facebook Page New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Remembrance Day Ceremony Program Welcome: Gordon Pingicer, Trustee, NJVVMF Posting of the Colors Pledge of Allegiance  National Anthem: Sandra Ward Invocation: Reverend Gerry Appel Opening Remarks  Keynote Speaker: BG Edward Chrystal, Officer in Charge, TF-23, US Vietnam Veteran Commemoration, Office of the Secretary…

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Scholars Series: Gregory A. Daddis

May 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Scholars Series invites the public into a moderated conversation with leading historians and individuals whose experiences offer new and inclusive insights into the complexities of the Vietnam Era. Join us on Tuesday, May 24, at 7:30 p.m. for a live-streamed via Zoom Webinar with Gregory A. Daddis Moderated by Museum Committee Chairs, Curator Mike Thornton, and Monmouth University Professor Melissa Ziobro, NJVVMF’s Scholars Series is part of our ongoing effort to engage broad audiences in a meaningful…

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September 2022

POW/MIA Gold Star Mothers Recognition Ceremony

September 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial, 1 Memorial Lane
Holmdel, NJ 07733 United States

Please join us Friday, September 16 for our annual ceremony honoring those lost serving our country at 11:00 AM.  The POW/MIA and Gold Star Mothers Recognition Ceremony commemorates National POW/MIA Recognition Day, held on the third Friday of September. The event honors America's prisoners of war, those missing in action, those returned, and those still unaccounted for from our nation's wars. The POW/MIA event will feature keynote speaker Colonel (Ret.) Walter R. Nall, Deputy Commissioner of Veterans Affairs, New Jersey Department…

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In Memory Program

September 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us September 16 at 1 pm as we commemorate the New Jersey men and women who served and died as a result of the war in Vietnam after returning home. Some of these deaths are due to Agent Orange exposure and the physical or emotional wounds received in Vietnam. The deaths of these individuals are no less tragic than those that occurred in-country, but their names do not appear on the Memorial.   Program: Introduction: Rev. Gerard Appel Honor…

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Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom

September 18 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial, 1 Memorial Lane
Holmdel, NJ 07733 United States
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Rolling Thunder Chapter 2 NJ "Ride for Freedom" XXV Trip Destination: NJ Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Holmdel, NJ Our Chapter will ride as a group to the staging area at Warinaco Park in Roselle, NJ. We will arrive early and be near the front of the assembled group. We will depart at 11:30 and ride as part of the cavalcade to the New Jersey Vietnam Memorial in Holmdel, where there will be a ceremony. Food trucks and vendors will also be…

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NJ Run for the Fallen Event Page

September 25

The New Jersey Run for the Fallen is an organization of military runners and support crew whose mission is clear and simple: To run one mile for each New Jersey service member who have died during the GWOT (Global War on Terror).  Each mile of sweat and pain and each flag saluted, is to pay homage to one service member’s life and their family. The last Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday of September, we run across New Jersey to raise…

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October 2022

Scholars Series: Larry Berman

October 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Scholars Series invites the public into a moderated conversation with leading historians and individuals whose experiences offer new and inclusive insights into the complexities of the Vietnam Era. Join us on Tuesday, October 27, at 7:30 p.m. for a live-streamed via Zoom Webinar with Larry Berman Moderated by Museum Committee Chairs, Curator Mike Thornton, and Monmouth University Professor Melissa Ziobro, NJVVMF’s Scholars Series is part of our ongoing effort to engage broad audiences in a meaningful and…

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November 2022

Veterans Day Ceremony 2022

November 11 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial, 1 Memorial Lane
Holmdel, NJ 07733 United States
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On November 11, the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation, in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, will host New Jersey’s official Veterans Day Ceremony at the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial located in Holmdel, New Jersey. The Ceremony will take place from 11-12:30 indoors and is open to all.  The Vietnam Era Museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  

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December 2022

National Council for the Social Studies On-Site Clinic at the NJVVMF

December 1 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial, 1 Memorial Lane
Holmdel, NJ 07733 United States
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Exploring the Vietnam Era with the NJ Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Thursday, December 1st, 8 am to 4 pm Our Keynote Speaker is Dr. Roger Harris. Dr. Harris is a Marine who served in Vietnam and is featured in the Ken Burns Documentary. After his service, he became a teacher in South Boston and eventually the Founder and Superintendent of Boston Renaissance Charter Public School. We will also have panels led by The Vietnamese Boat People Podcast Founder Tracey Nguyen Mang…

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