President Issues Memorial Day Proclamation

He calls for a corporate time of prayer and reflection as well as a National Moment of Remembrance. President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., issued the following proclamation for…

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Defense Secretary Delivers Keynote at Naval Academy Commencement

Approximately 1,000 midshipmen will receive commissions into the U.S. Navy or Marine Corps. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, who is a retired four-star Army general and former commander…

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VA Begins “Carry the Load” March Across 48 States

214,000 volunteers team up for the 4 week march between VA cemeteries. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) began its nationwide “Carry the Load“ march on May 2,…

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Presidential Proclamation On Patriot Day

National Day of Service and Remembrance commemorates the September 11 attacks. Official Proclamation from President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Today we remember all the heroes who were forged in…

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NCA Expands Online Veteran Memorialization

Agency adds information from 27 cemeteries to an interactive database. The National Cemetery Administration (NCA) announced that they have greatly expanded their online database of veteran memorialization, adding…

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President Issues Proclamation for Memorial Day

He offers a prayer for peace. President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., issued the following proclamation for Memorial Day, 2023: On Memorial Day, we honor America’s beloved daughters and…

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Native American Veterans Memorial Dedicated

Reception held at the White House. The dedication of the Native American Veterans Memorial drew hundreds of Native Americans to the National Museum of the American Indian in…

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Gas Prices Continue to Rise

Fuel prices are highest since 2014. As Americans hit the highways for the traditional start of the summer driving season over Memorial Day, motorists will see the highest…

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National Veterans’ Cemeteries Ease Restrictions

Over 150 sites across the nation lift coronavirus rules. Wreath-laying and flag placement ceremonies have resumed for the public at national veterans’ cemeteries ahead of Memorial Day. The…

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Vets Motorcycle Rally Permit Denied

Department of Defense will not allow use of Pentagon parking lot. For over 30 years, Memorial Day celebrations have included a “Rolling to Remember” motorcycle ride that honors…

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