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The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund wants to collect a photo of each veteran named on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall in Washington, D.C., to use in a future exhibit.

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Here is a snapshot of its efforts so far in Minnesota and nationwide:

Minnesota

Total Casualties: 1,075

# of Photos Collected: 452

# of Photos Still Needed: 623

U.S.

Total Casualties: 58,282

# of Photos Collected: 27,644

# of Photos Still Needed: 30,638

Note: Numbers are as of July 16

Source: Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund

How to submit photos

You can submit a photo two ways. If you have a digital copy, you can upload the photo at http://vvmf.org/submit_other.

You can also mail a copy of the photo. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund does not want original photos and cannot be responsible for returning photos. When having the photo copied, ask the photo professional to make it the highest quality possible, use a glossy finish and reproduce the photo at an 8 x 10 size, if possible.

Be sure to include the photo submission form (found at the above website), and please indicate on the front of the envelope that a photo is enclosed. Mail to:

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund

Attn: Call for Photos

2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Suite 104

Washington, D.C. 20037

For more information about how to add a photograph to the collection, please contact the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund at (202) 393-0090.

How to view veteran

photos and profiles

To view profiles of all veterans included in this project and see photos already submitted, visit www.buildthecenter.org. Click on Search the Wall and then Start Your Search. You can search by state to see the full list of veteran profiles to click on. You can also enter more specific information (city, name, etc.) to narrow your search.

You can also leave a comment as a tribute or remembrance.

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