Tuesday, July 30, 2013

August Wall Wash

August 3, 2013- R&SL Washington past president Dave Gudes invites you to join him and other members of VVA chapter 641, as they honor the fallen by washing the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.  The group assembles at 6:30 am at the Western end of the Wall, near the statues of the three soldiers. Directions to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall can be found at http://www.nps.gov/vive/planyourvisit/directions.htm .  Parking: Regular participants suggest the best places to park for the Wall Wash are on the streets perpendicular to Constitution Avenue:  23rd, 22nd, and 21st.  Parking is free until 7:30 am.  Photographs taken by Dan Arant at the May wall wash can be found at https://skydrive.live.com/?cid=0af50ddd737da8b9&id=AF50DDD737DA8B9%218497&authkey= !APOzHgMVg2V8t1w

The remaining Wall Washing dates for 2013 are August 3, September 7, October 5, and November 2.

How VVA641 started the Wall washing is outlined at http://www.today.com/id/30884929/ns/today-today_people/t/honor-fallen-comrades-they-wash-w all/#.UW9r1bVvN-Q . Many of the Veterans mentioned in the article (and the accompanying video) are R&SL members.

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