Tag Archives: MemorialsDecember 12, 2012
Joan Snyder and dozens of other volunteers will participate in Wreaths Across America Day on Dec. 15 by laying wreaths at several hundred local veterans’ graves. Wreath-laying and other ceremonies will take place at more than 600 sites in all 50 states plus Puerto Rico, Mexico, Panama, the Philippines and sites in Europe. Continue readingPosted in News | Tagged Memorials | Leave a comment September 6, 2012
The group that has sent more than 2,000 South Carolina World War II veterans on free tours of the Washington memorials erected in their honor wants to add veterans of the Korean conflict to their Honor Flights. Continue readingPosted in News | Tagged Honor Flight, Korea, Memorials, South Carolina, Washington, World War II | Leave a comment July 5, 2012
As she has each July 4 since 2006, Lauri Richardson will spend this morning coordinating the installation of thousands of flags on Newfane Common — one for each U.S. casualty in the Iraq War.
But when those flags are removed in a few weeks, they won’t be returning. Nearly seven months after the war officially ended, Richardson is retiring a display that has spurred a wide range of emotions and stories from volunteers and from passersby. Continue readingPosted in News | Tagged Memorials | Leave a comment June 6, 2012
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. — A pastoral walkway of flowering trees will serve as a meditative way to honor those from Connecticut who gave their lives in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Continue readingPosted in News | Tagged Connecticut, Memorials, War dead | Leave a comment