Vietnam Veterans Memorial
A half-scale model of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial that usually travels the country has been brought to Washington because the government shutdown is restricting access to the actual wall.
Visiting monuments this Memorial Day is a refreshing way of fostering a child’s education outside of the classroom, paying tribute to those who died in war and remembering America’s leaders.
Veterans Day, Nov. 11, encourages citizens across the country to honor veterans of all wars for their patriotism, unselfish willingness to serve in the military and make the ultimate sacrifice for America. Don’t miss out on this special day to recognize the men and women who serve the country.
Washington’s war memorials are more than places to reflect on war and peace, they’re places to think about freedom and what it means to be an American. Here’s a quick guide to DC’s war memorials.