• Jan Scruggs to leave VVMF

    Our Partner Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund’s Leader Jan Scruggs to Retire: ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The regal slab of polished granite that reflects the Washington Monument and brings battle-hardened men to tears was once as controversial as the war it memorializes. In 1981, […]


    • Sioux Given Medal of Honor in 2008

          Woodrow Wilson Keeble (May 16, 1917 – January 28, 1982) was a U.S. Army National Guard combat veteran of both World War II and the Korean War. He was a full-blooded member of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate of theLake Traverse Reservation, […]


      • American Indian in Revolutionary War

        During the American Revolution, the newly proclaimed United States competed with the British for the allegiance of Native American nations east of the Mississippi River. Most Native Americans who joined the struggle sided with the British, based both on their trading relationships […]


        • American Indian Mathew B. Juan, WWI Hero

            Juan was a Pima Indian from the Gila River Indian Community. Juan was born in San Tan, Pinal Co., Arizona April 22, 1892 to Joseph and Mary B. Juan. Mathew grew up in the small agricultural town of Sacaton, Arizona (also […]


          • Father’s Day without Dad

            My Dad was a Veteran of World War II and returned home with what we now know as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD. But, he did come home and taught me how to go hunting, fishing, farming, and drinking. Excessive drinking was […]


            • Vietnam Veteran of America Resolve

                Vietnam Veterans of America’s members going to the National Convention will vote for the support of AIVMI, in collaboration with the Vietnam Veteran Memorial Fund (VVMF) to raise money for the new Education Center at the Wall. The Education Center will […]