Vietnam: In Their Own Words

November 11, 2016
Vietnam: In Their Own Words
Story Telling at the Vietnam Women’s Memorial

November 11, 2016

9:00 a.m.

Loretta Aikens,
Nurse, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

9:30 a.m.

Marsha Guenzler-Stevens PhD,
Advisory Group Vietnam Women’s Memorial for Eastern National & Former Vice President of the Board VWMF

Speaking on the history of the Storytelling program.

10:00 a.m.

Joe Montgomery,
Founder, Operation Honor

Samuel D. Deeds,
Retired U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant, Board Member, Operation Honor

Deeds’ military awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Medal and Purple Heart, recipient of the Presidents Call to Service Award for volunteer service.

10:30 a.m.

John Black,
Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel who served two tours of duty in the Vietnam War, as well as singer and songwriter.

Col. Black will conduct a reading and sing, “The Women on the Wall.”

11:00 a.m.

Performance of “Beyond the Etchings”

Actors: Andrew Dunn, Christianna Barnard, Deanna Supplee, Gio Munguia, Sharon Litwinoff, and Nestor Garland
Directed by: Jessica Schechter
Written by: Ashley Adelman, Kelly Teaford, Bob Staranowicz and Kelly Jones
Produced by: Infinite Variety Productions
Stage Manager: Carina Don
Stage Directions: Jeannine Scarpino

1:00 p.m.

Ceremony at The Wall: Debby Alexander Moore of Army Special Services speaks about the most significant experience of her life.