EVENT

Honor Fallen Servicemembers Memorial Day Weekend

AmeriCorps has joined forces with the Travis Manion Foundation and its #TheHonorProject initiative to offer surrogate services for families of fallen military who are not able to visit their loved one’s gravesites due to COVID-19. TMF and AmeriCorps are deploying volunteers to visit six National Cemeteries to pay respects and place commemorative Flags of Valor at gravesites.

May 27 New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery (Concord, NH) 1–3 p.m.
May 28 Georgia National Cemetery (Atlanta, GA) 12–4 p.m.
May 29 Central Texas Veterans Cemetery (Austin, TX)
Georgia National Cemetery (Atlanta, GA)
Los Angeles National Cemetery
8–11 a.m.
9a.m.–12 p.m.
8–11 a.m.
May 30 Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington, VA) 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
May 31 Fort Logan National Cemetery (Denver, CO) 8 a.m.–1 p.m.

 

Show your support online

If you aren’t near one of the designated National Cemeteries, you can show your support on social media:

  • Share a photo of your fallen hero and their story using the hashtag #TheHonorProject
  • If you are looking for someone to honor, visit the TMF website for stories of fallen heroes whose families have served with Travis Manion Foundation.

How to get involved

  • If you are near one of the six National Cemeteries, simply arrive at the start time and you will be assigned a team leader and provided all the necessary instructions.
  • If you aren’t near one of this year’s cemeteries, you can participate virtually and you are invited to follow #TheHonorProject for other commemorative activities planned to honor fallen servicemembers and their families.