Vietnam Veterans Memorial Dedicated

November 13, 1983, in Marine Corps history.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Dedicated
Posted on 11/13/2022

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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