Jan Scruggs, left, president of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund and Gary Wright the project engineer for the memorial look over plans for the project in Washington on March 23, 1982. Photo courtesy of U.S. Army Nearly 200 Soldiers take oath, Sept. 11th, 2006. By James Clark on January 14, 2015 T&P on Facebook Looking for a great career? Or know another veteran, service member, or military spouse who is? Get started at Hirepurpose.