Tagged: Arlington National Cemetery

Wreaths Across America Honors Fallen Soldiers

Wreaths Across America needs your help to reach their goal of placing 500,000 holiday wreaths on soldiers graves across America. Wreaths Across America is a nonprofit organization founded to continue and expand the annual wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery begun by Maine businessman, Morrill Worcester, in 1992. In 2008 over 300 locations held wreath laying ceremonies in every state,… Read more

2012 Veterans Day Free Meals, Entertainment Offers, Discounts and More

Many wonderful organizations nationwide have put together special “thank you” offerings for veterans and active duty military members (in some cases their respective families as well). Here is a growing list of what some of these companies are offering. If you know of additional discounts, freebies, coupons and more, please email VOB and we will be sure to share them.… Read more

National Gathering Celebrates 2.5 million Women Who Have Served Our Nation’s Military

On October 20th, hundreds of active-duty women and veterans gathered at Arlington National Cemetery to celebrate the legacy of more than 2.5 million women who have served in the nation’s military. Former WACs, WAVEs, WMs, WAFs and SPARS shared with their active-duty counterparts in the contributions women have made to the U.S. military that are enshrined at the Women in… Read more