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Jan Scruggs Net Worth

Jan Scruggs Net Worth is
$6 Million

Jan Scruggs Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Jan Scruggs is best known for being the founder of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Scruggs served as a corporal in the 199th Light Infantry Brigade, and upon completion of his service attended American University in Washington, D.C where he obtained a master's degree in counseling. During the course of graduate studies, Scruggs came up with the idea of a memorial to honor the American veterans of the Vietnam War, and began to raise funds after the United States Congress did not take action. The effort began with $2,800 of his own money and eventually raised over $8 million, coming mostly from private donations. The memorial was dedicated in November 1982.In 1983, Scruggs received the Samuel S. Beard Award for Greatest Public Service by an Individual 35 Years or Under, an award given out annually by Jefferson Awards. He has received many other awards.The current mission underway is the Education Center at The Wall. This facility, working in synergy with The Wall, will exemplify America's Legacy of Service. The Center will help welcome home veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan as it also teaches also about the Vietnam War and the values of the US Armed Forces.Scruggs now manages the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund as CEO. He is also a motivational speaker and attorney. He has authored several books dealing with the Vietnam War and numerous articles for the Washington Post and other publicationsTo Heal a Nation was also made into a television film, with Eric Roberts as Scruggs and Glynnis O'Connor as Scruggs' wife, Becky.
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Date Of Birth1950-01-01
Place Of BirthBowie, Maryland, U.S.
ProfessionWriter, Miscellaneous Crew
ParentsJames and Louise Scruggs
#Fact
1Founder of the Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Fund (VVMF)
2He was a counselor with the U.S. Department of Labor; he thought of the idea of building a National Memorial for Vietnam Veterans after seeing a screening of The Deer Hunter (1978) in spring 1979, and he established and operated the memorial fund which paid for it.

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
To Heal a Nation1988TV Movie book

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
To Heal a Nation1988TV Movie consultant

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
American Valor2003TV Movie documentary special thanks: Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Fund - as Jan C. Scruggs
Independent Lens2003TV Series documentary special thanks - 1 episode
The X-Files1997TV Series special thanks - 1 episode

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Home from the War: The Voices of Vietnam2009Documentary
War Stories2007TV SeriesHimself

Known for movies


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