BVA Honors Fallen at Memorial Day Events
Youth from the Franklin Military Academy of Richmond, Virginia, sang the National Anthem at the 2016 Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Memorial Day Commemoration Ceremony. The school’s commandant, Colonel Carlton L. Day, and Valedictorian Cadet Jocelyn Marie Lee also offered opening remarks, The ceremony was broadcast to HUD satellite offices throughout the country.
Wanda Grover and Ed Eckroth joined representatives of dozens of Military and Veterans Service Organizations in the traditional Memorial Day flag processional into Arlington National Cemetery’s Memorial Amphitheater May 30.
Tomb of the Unknowns Guard, a soldier of the United States Army, accepts BVA wreath from Al Avina and Wade Davis in honor of those who have paid the ultimate price for freedom.