Vietnam MemorialBill was invited to speak at the Memorial on October 10th 2015 in Washington DC.

 Excerpt from the speech:


 I’m always moved when I see men and women in uniform being thanked in public.

 Total strangers, hands eagerly outstretched rushing up to soldiers in airports and shopping malls and earnestly thanking them for their service to our country.

 Not in response to some spectacular act of valor splashed across the headlines, or to purple hearts pinned to their chests
or medals draped over their necks in Rose Garden ceremonies.

 Just for the uniform/plain and simple. “Thank you for your service”.[…]

 You can download the full speech here

About Vietnam Memorial

 The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a 2-acre (8,000 m²) national memorial in Washington, DC. It honors U.S. service members of the U.S. armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War, service members who died in service in Vietnam/South East Asia, and those service members who were unaccounted for (Missing In Action) during the War.