Thousands of Vietnam War veterans are gathering in Washington to observe the 25th anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans' Memorial. A downtown parade and other activities are scheduled for Saturday, and commemorative ceremonies will be held at the Memorial on Sunday, according to Wednesday's Washington Post. Numbering 7.2 million, Vietnam War veterans make up the nation's largest veterans' group. Seventeen of them sit in Congress. "Military veterans of Vietnam have had an extraordinary influence on American society," said Jan C. Scruggs, founder of the Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Fund, which built the Memorial.

Completed in Nov. 1982, the Vietnam Veterans' Memorial is located near National Mall, just northeast of the Lincoln Memorial. The Memorial consists of three separate parts: the Three Soldiers statue, the Vietnam Women's Memorial, and the Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Wall, which is the most visited part of the memorial, receiving 3 million visitors each year. The Vietnam War is both the longest and arguably most controversial war in U.S. history to date. A stated goal of the Memorial is to avoid commentary on the war itself, serving solely as a memorial to those who served.

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1) Sam Colman and Scott Langhorst walking with the 4/9 banner.
2) Field of flages.
3) The Golddiggers
4) The Kington Trio...yes they are still around and sound good.

Image 25th Anniversary schedual of events
Image 25th Anniversary schedual of events
Image 25th Anniversary schedual of events
Image Golddiggers photo and autographs to the Manchus
Image Nurses from the Second Surgical Hospital
Image Float in the parade
Image 25th Division Association banner
Image A view of the crowd
Image A view of the crowd
Image A view of the crowd
Image A group of nurses
Image A nurse from Cu Chi
Image Sam Colman and Scott Langhorst holding our banner
Image Banner "Veterans of the Republic of Vietnam"
Image "Vietnamese Veterans of the Republic of Vietnam"
Image "Vietnamese Veterans of the Republic of Vietnam"
Image Float in the parade
Image Float in the parade
Image Float in the parade
Image Parade Crowd
Image The Golddiggers. They look better now then 38 years ago
Image More of the Golddiggers
Image Panel with the March 2, 1968 names.
Image Panel with names from Nov 27, 1968.
Image Two nurses who where behind getting the statues of the nurses by the Wall

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