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Fort Sill National Cemetery and Army trainees Honor the Fallen

More than 120 Army trainees spent a day recently volunteering their time by cleaning the grounds at Fort Sill National Cemetery in Elgin, OK.

By |October 20th, 2021|Honoring Vets, Memorial Affairs|Comments Off on Fort Sill National Cemetery and Army trainees Honor the Fallen

The march to Memorial Day: VA and Carry the Load team up to honor the fallen

From April 25 through May 22, NCA is partnering with Carry The Load to honor Veterans leading up to Memorial Day.

By |April 25th, 2019|Honoring Vets, Memorial Affairs, VSO / Partners|32 Comments

VA works with Woody Williams to honor the fallen and their families

The 96-year-old Williams has set a goal to install a series of plaques at every national cemetery to honor the fallen and their families. Yesterday, Williams and the National Cemetery Administration installed the first plaque at Quantico National Cemetery.

By |March 6th, 2019|Honoring Vets, Top Stories|Comments Off on VA works with Woody Williams to honor the fallen and their families

64 years on: Veterans reflect on Korean War and honor the fallen

United States and Korean Veterans joined together at the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., to commemorate the armistice that brought a cease fire to the conflict.

By |July 27th, 2017|Honoring Vets, Top Stories, Videos|3 Comments

Operation Gratitude, saying thank you to those who serve and honoring the fallen

While our nation takes pause to recognize those who’ve sacrificed their lives in service to their country on this Memorial Day 2021, Operation Gratitude and survivors of these fallen heroes know the weight of that loss is felt 365 days a year.

By |May 31st, 2021|#VetResources, Guest Posts, Honoring Vets, Vets Experience|Comments Off on Operation Gratitude, saying thank you to those who serve and honoring the fallen

Remembering fallen means honoring unfinished work: SecVA

Remembering the fallen means honoring the nation’s unfinished work, VA Secretary Denis McDonough said at Quantico National Cemetery in Virginia May 28.

By |May 28th, 2021|Memorial Affairs, Top Stories|Comments Off on Remembering fallen means honoring unfinished work: SecVA

Honoring the fallen: Band shoots video in national cemetery

Following the success of a Memorial Day video in 2020, the Air Force Band was back at Culpeper National Cemetery in Virginia April 26 to shoot a video for Memorial Day 2021. The band returned to the site to pay respect and film a tribute to those who lost their lives in war.

By |May 3rd, 2021|Honoring Vets|1 Comment

VA Vet Center rededicated to honor fallen North Ogden Mayor, National Guard Veteran Maj. Brent Taylor

A VA Vet Center rededication ceremony was held to honor the memory of former North Ogden mayor and Utah National Guardsman, Maj. Brent Taylor.

By |June 20th, 2019|Honoring Vets|4 Comments

Children’s Choir honors the fallen in Memorial Day video

The Rexburg Children's Choir is committed to honoring the sacrifices of America's military and recently released a powerful music video featuring the Star Spangled Banner, including the rarely performed last verse.  The video, released in time for Memorial Day, features 110 singers ages 6 to 16 from rural east Idaho. The Rexburg Children's Choir was started just a year ago, and has already been heard [...]

By |May 27th, 2019|Honoring Vets, Top Stories|1 Comment

Texas VA Honors Gold Star family of fallen Marine

HARLINGEN, TEXAS --This week, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is commemorating Gold Star Families Remembrance Week, which is designated to honor families affected by the loss of a service member who died while serving in the U.S. armed forces. Beginning this week (Sept. 23-29) and over the coming months, commemoration plaques to pay tribute to those who sacrificed their lives and the families they [...]

By |September 28th, 2018|Honoring Vets, Memorial Affairs|Comments Off on Texas VA Honors Gold Star family of fallen Marine
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