Vietnam Veterans Memorial Dedicated

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Dedicated

November 13, 1983, in Marine Corps history.

On November 13, 1983, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, containing the names of more than 13,000 Marines who lost their lives in Vietnam, was dedicated during a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The dedication, and the parade preceding it, were part of a week-long salute to veterans of the Vietnam War.

Photo Credit: Marine Corps Band member Staff Sergeant Jeffery Strong at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. (USMC photo by Staff Sergeant Rachel Ghadiali).

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