• Secretary Denis McDonough’s Memorial Day 2022 speech

    While visiting a cemetery yesterday, Secretary McDonough recalled the story of a Marine that exemplifies what Memorial Day is all about. 

  • Remembering the fallen who died in service to our country

    Memorial Day, a sacred day for America, is a time to solemnly remember the fallen who devoted themselves to the cause of liberty.

  • On Memorial Day, VA honors sacrifices of Veterans and offers care

    While Memorial Day is set aside to remember our fallen Veterans, VA also marks the day as a time to honor those who come to us for care.

  • Virtual and community run, walk to honor fallen heroes

    Wear blue: run to remember honors more than 65,000 fallen heroes who have given their lives in service to our country.

  • National Memorial Day Concert to feature Gold Star Families tribute

    the 33rd annual National Memorial Day Concert will air and stream on Sunday, May 29, 2022, honoring our men and women in uniform, Veterans, their families and all those who have given their lives for our country. 

  • Operation Gratitude, saying thank you to those who serve and honoring the fallen

    While our nation takes pause to recognize those who’ve sacrificed their lives in service to their country on this Memorial Day 2021, Operation Gratitude and survivors of these fallen heroes know the weight of that loss is felt 365 days a year.

  • A Memorial Day Message from Hidden Heroes and the Elizabeth Dole Foundation

    Memorial Day is a difficult time for the military caregivers Hidden Heroes supports. Many will spend this weekend honoring and remembering those who were lost, while also doing their best to support their Veteran, who may be struggling to process their grief on this day.

  • Remembering fallen means honoring unfinished work: SecVA

    Remembering the fallen means honoring the nation’s unfinished work, VA Secretary Denis McDonough said at Quantico National Cemetery in Virginia May 28.

  • Honor those who have borne the battle at VA

    Memorial Day has special meaning at VA, where our patients and many of our employees served in the military.

  • Honoring Vets: Carry The Load partners with VA’s national cemeteries

    For the third year in a row, Carry The Load is partnering with VA’s national cemeteries to honor and remember America’s heroes during Memorial May.

  • National Memorial Day Concert to return in virtual format

    The National Memorial Day Concert will air May 30 on PBS, hosted by Tony Award-winner Joe Mantegna and Emmy Award-winning actor Gary Sinise.

  • Secretary Robert Wilkie’s Memorial Day 2020 Message

    Secretary Wilkie's 2020 Memorial Day message pays tribute to the men and women serving our great nation and who have lost their lives while in uniform.

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