On POW/MIA Recognition Day, VVMF honors the 1,641 service members who remain unaccounted for from the Vietnam War

SOURCE: The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund According to The National League of POW/MIA Families, as of September 18, 2014, the Department of Defense (DoD) has still listed 1,641 personnel who remain unaccounted for from the Vietnam War. To learn about those American service members recently accounted for, visit the Defense Prisoner of War Missing Personel […]

Vietnamese Stationary Vendors Will Face Competition Food Truck on The Mall in October

SOURCE: The Washington Post Food trucks on the Mall? Stationary vendors worry about the impending competition By Tim Carman “As part of the switchover, DCRA will open the lottery to include not just stationary roadway vendors like Phung but also millennial-friendly mobile roadway vendors, who sell everything from designer cupcakes and crab cakes to kimchi […]

Remarks by the President at Presentation of the Medal of Honor to Command Sergeant Major Bennie G. Adkins and Specialist Four Donald Sloat

SOURCE: White House Remarks by the President at Presentation of the Medal of Honor to Command Sergeant Major Bennie G. Adkins and Specialist Four Donald Sloat East Room 1:52 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, and welcome to the White House. More than four decades ago, in early 1970, an American squad in Vietnam set […]

Last Days in Vietnam

SOURCE: WGBH Boston Last Days in Vietnam Landmark’s E Street Cinema 555 11th St NW Washington, DC 20004 September 12-18th https://www.google.com/search?q=last+days+in+vietnam&oq=last+days&aqs=chrome.1.69i57j69i59j69i60j0l3.11022j0j7&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=91&ie=UTF-8 Tickets and Showtimes https://tickets.landmarktheatres.com/(S(mporbfxd5jirbwevkejjxjrx))/Ticketing.aspx?TheatreID=264 Watch the Trailer I believe Last Days in Vietnam will be of interest to many Vietnamese communities of DC/VA/MD and I hope you would consider sharing information about the film’s […]

Flash Back Time Line on DC Vietnamese Community During September 11

SOURCE: Internet Archive Wayback Machine http://www.vnet.org/cdhmv/sep11.html INFORMATION 10/07/01 The Lives Left Behind http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A18147-2001Oct6.html INFORMATION 10/06/01 Social Hour by Cafe Asia and MVMA (FLYER)- 10/17/01 http://www.vnet.org/cdhmv/SocialHour101701.jpg Khang Nguyen Funeral Ceremony 10/06/01 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cdhmv/message/1293 INFORMATION 09/29/01 Fundraising Pictures of MVMA – 09/28/01 http://www.vietsphere.com/cd092801/cd092801p01.html NFORMATION 09/27/01 RELIEF EFFORTS http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A30405-2001Sep26.html INFORMATION 09/26/01 Tu+o+`ng Tri`nh Da. Tie^.c Ga^y Quy~ 09/21/01 https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/cdhmv/conversations/topics/1290 […]

DCist listed Pho Junkies and PhoWheels as best Vietnamese on the Best Food Trucks in DC

The Best Food Trucks In D.C., Part 2 http://dcist.com/2014/09/best_food_trucks_in_dc_2014.php SOURCE: PHO JUNKIES “The Zombie Pho Truck, DC’s Full Service Pho Truck, Serving Survivors Since 2012” PHONE: (202) 643-5401 EMAIL: rick@phojunkies.com WEB: phojunkies.com TWITTER: https://twitter.com/phojunkies FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/phojunkies SOURCE: PHO WHEELS PhoWheels offers a modern interpretation of traditional Viet cuisine,where comforting favorite dishes blend seamlessly w/ bold […]