Vietnam War Commemoration Commission

Teachers' Toolkit

The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration Teachers’ Toolkit provides a comprehensive packet of information for educators in their efforts to assist a grateful nation in thanking and honoring our Vietnam veterans and their families, especially those who lost loved ones. The packet provides recommended service-learning projects and suggested websites and resources for activities and events. It is recommended that you periodically check the links to ensure that the most up-to-date materials are still available.

The History and Legacy Branch’s goal is to provide historically accurate materials and interactive experiences that will help teachers and students better understand and appreciate the service of our Vietnam veterans and the history of U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War. While we do not endorse any particular resources, we encourage you to take advantage of the suggested materials and ideas for use in the classroom. These materials are suited for students from elementary school to college, and we encourage school districts, schools, and educational organizations to develop their own programs to thank and honor Vietnam veterans.

In addition, this packet provides you with a brief overview of the Commemorative Partner Program mission. If you or your school chooses to become a partner, you can access more detailed information via the website, including the procedures necessary to order materials, to view a complete list of commemorative partners, or to request support for your event. We look forward to partnering with you. Please contact us through our website:

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