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THE VFW PRESENTS MEMORIAL DAY REGISTER AT ARLINGTON

In honor of the fallen ...


In honor of the fallen, the VFW proudly presented the names of nearly 50,000 patriotic Americans at Arlington National Cemetery. Patrick K. Hallinan, Superintendent, received the heartfelt tribute on behalf of the VFW.

Accompanying the names was a message of gratitude:

“It is with great pride we present the names of nearly 50,000 patriotic Americans who stand solemnly with the families of the fallen on this Memorial Day, 2013.

We pay tribute to those who have given their lives for our great nation and hold their memories in our hearts. These American heroes paid the ultimate price for freedom, and for that, we are forever grateful.”

On Memorial Day, VFW National Commander John E. Hamilton presented a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Across America, the VFW and patriotic Americans also paid respect to the fallen through thousands of remembrance ceremonies and community events. VFW volunteers distributed VFW Buddy® Poppies to remember those who have lost their lives in service and also to raise support for veterans’ welfare and the well-being of their dependents.

 

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Patrick K. Hallinan, Superintendent, Arlington
National Cemetery, accepts the 2013 VFW
Memorial Day Register
    On Memorial Day 2013, VFW National Commander
John Hamilton presents a wreath at the Tomb of the
Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery, flanked
by
VFW National Honor Guard member Jay Cabacar
and
Fred Burns, Director of Administration and
Operations
at the VFW Washington Office.
    On Memorial Day 2013, VFW National Commander
John Hamilton presents a wreath at the Vietnam
Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., along with
Jim Wear, Assistant Director for Veterans Benefits
Policy at the VFW Washington Office.

 

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