Media information about The Virtual Wall ®

The Virtual Wall ® is the name of the web site run by Ltd. a New York State not-for-profit corporation.

The mission of Ltd. is to help relatives and friends of the fallen of the Vietnam War to ensure those persons are honored and remembered. ® does not charge a fee or accept donations for publishing remembrances or photographs and we do not have subscription fees or advertising. We feel the women and men who died or are missing and their relatives have already paid the full measure. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC is maintained by the US National Park Service using tax dollars, not our organization. is operated by a handful of volunteers from all over the country who communicate electronically. Most have never met each other face-to-face. All are relatives or friends of the fallen and/or Vietnam War veterans.

Vietnam War veteran Jim Schueckler founded and opened the web site The Virtual Wall at on March 23, 1997.

Local human interest story suggestion:
Use our Index of Memorials by State and City to find a personal memorial page honoring a Vietnam War casualty from your area. You may contact and interview a relative or friend who left a remembrance and email address on the casualty's memorial page.  Persons who list their email address on memorial pages desire such contact, since those persons could have declined display of their email address.
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Articles and information always on-line: The phrases "The Virtual Wall" or "Virtual Wall" are the name of the web site and should be used as proper nouns: The phrase "The Virtual Wall" is our US Registered Trademark ®. The US Patent and Trademark Office specifically investigated and specifically ruled the phrase "The Virtual Wall" is not "merely descriptive". Trademark law respects the exclusive rights of a word trademark with or without the article "The."

Contact information:
You do not need to contact anyone on the staff of The Virtual Wall to create a story or article, but we are ready if you desire more information or an interview.

Contact Jim Schueckler, founder and president:
    Email to
    Phone: (585) 727-1283 (New York State, any time)

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Permission is hereby granted to print, broadcast, and web-based news media to make screen shots of The Virtual Wall and/or to refer to, link to, and quote index pages and personal memorial pages on The Virtual Wall. Feel free to contact anyone who has left their email address on memorial pages on The Virtual Wall, as those persons desire such contact.
All material on this site is either copyrighted by, Ltd, used with permission, or used under Fair Use clauses.

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