In conjunction with Ralston’s 59th Annual Independence Celebration, the national memorial will be located in the parking lot of the Ralston Arena with ample parking for visitors.
Volunteers needed to help at information table; if you would like to help honor our Fallen, please email: info@RememberingOurFallen.org and include date/dates.
The memorial will have a motorcycle escort from Ralston, Nebraska to Columbus, Nebraska on Friday afternoon, July 5th.
Ceremony Sunday, July 7th at 3pm - Open to the Public
Hours: 4pm-9pm Fri; 9am-9pm Sat through Tues; 9-noon on Wed
The national memorial will be located in front of the CHI Health Center (Convention Center), which is across the street from the College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park., thanks to the generous sponsorship of Veterans United of Southwest Iowa.
NEEDED: Volunteers to help at the information table; please email if you can help: info@RememberingOurFallen.org (Include possible date/dates.)
The memorial can be viewed 24/7 from 12am Thursday, June 13 through 4pm on Sunday, June 16.
Opening Ceremony Thursday, June 13, 5-6pm.
Family members are invited to read the name of their Fallen loved one during the ceremony.
Please RSVP with your name and name of Fallen loved one, if you plan to attend: info@RememberingOurFallen.org
Hosted by the Lathrop Historical Alliance
Roll Call will be read continuously until all 5,000+ names are read.
Opening Ceremony: Thursday, June 6 @ 6:30pm
Candlelight Ceremony: Saturday, June 8 @ 8:30pm
TAPS: Sunday, June 9 @ 3pm
Thank you, Bellevue University in Bellevue, Nebraska and Operation Family Fund in Ridgecrest, California for sponsoring the memorial’s appearance in Washington, D.C.
The memorial will be outside the front entrance to the museum; there is no fee to see the memorial.
There will be an Opening Ceremony on Sunday, April 28th - 11am - Open to the Public
The memorial will be open for viewing:
Sunday: 11am - 8pm
Monday: 10am - 8pm
Tuesday: 10am - 8pm
Wednesday: 10am - 3pm
Members of the public are invited to the Opening Ceremony on Monday, March 4th, 7pm.
Thank you, Schwab, for hosting the national memorial near the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia for Army-Navy Weekend.
There will be a Police Escort into Knoxville at 3pm on Thursday, November 8th, followed by the set up of the memorial.
Gold Star Families are invited to the Tailgate Party at the Kroger Tent.
There will be on-field recognition of Gold Star Families prior to the game.
(Families will need to secure their own game tickets.)
ESCORT: October 5th, 3:15pm - Motorcycle Ride begins at 600 N. Shiloh Dr., Mt. Vernon The escort will travel on I-64 to Nashville, IL, then will take IL-127 to Carlyle, IL to Old US Route 50 to St. Rose Road, ending at 18010 St. Rose Road, St. Rose, IL. Reception follows.
LINE THE STREETS FOR THE ESCORT OCTOBER 5th:
Carlyle - 4:40pm
Beckemeyer - 4:50pm
Breese - 4:55pm
Saturday, October 6 at 10am - Opening Ceremony
Hosted by: St. Rose Development Club
Opening Ceremony at Noon on Wednesday, August 22nd
The memorial is being hosted in Marlborough, thanks to the financial support of Boston Scientific.
The memorial will arrive at noon on August 16th and will be set up by Monroeville's football team inside the Monroeville Athletic Complex.
9am - Friday, August 17 - Opening Ceremony
Private time for families who have loved ones on the memorial.
Noon - Friday, August 17 - Memorial Opens to the Public
August 18 & 19 - 9am to 6pm
Open to the Public for Viewing
5pm - Sunday, August 19 - Closing Ceremony
The weekend events include:
"Welcome Home All Vietnam Era Veterans" Parade - Sat 10am
Clark Park Celebration/Concert - Sat 4pm/Concert at 5pm
Chicken BBQ on Sunday
Friday, July 13th
-- 6pm - Reception/Meal for Gold Star families in the Superior Auditorium - Gold Star family members - please RSVP with your Fallen's name and number of people planning to attend to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
--7pm - Ceremony Open to the Public in front of the Superior Auditorium (weather permitting; otherwise, it will be held in the Auditorium)
Sunday, July 15th
--5:30pm - Brief Closing Ceremony Open to the Public