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28-foot-wide mobile memorial honors 7000+ fallen heroes and gold star families 

TAMPA, FL
click to enlarge COURTESY: TAMPA CONVENTION CENTER
  • Courtesy: Tampa Convention Center


Veterans & Athletes United Fallen Heroes Memorial

This 28 foot wide, 6 foot tall display was built by veterans, active duty volunteers and members of military families, the organization said.

"It is designed out of the close to 7,000 dog tags of all those who have fallen in the War on Terror," the site said. "There are 50 gold stars honoring all Gold Star families nationwide. We hope to raise awareness of the sacrifice paid by our nations heroes that keep this country free and flying under one flag."

Displayed in front of the flag is a battle field cross sculpted from mahogany wood by female veteran artist Alicia Dietz.

The mobile memorial is traveling to cities all across the country.

2019 Travel Locations Include:

•8-10 FEB: Paralyzed Veterans of America Code of Honor Event, Washington DC

•21-22 MAR: Monument Terrace Troop Rally, Lynchburg VA

•19-21 APR: National D-Day Memoriala Prelude to Invasion/ Living history, Bedford VA

•2-29 MAY: Airborne & Special Operations Museum, Fayetteville NC

•29 MAY-2 JUN: Veterans Warrior Week, VA Beach Boardwalk

•20-30 JUN: DOD Warrior Games, Tampa FL

•2-19 JUL: National Museum of the Marine Corps, Triangle, VA

•20 JUL: Bone Frog DC Challenge, Washington DC

•8 SEP: Travis Manion 9/11 Heroes Run, Richmond VA

•9 SEP: Virginians For Veterans, Richmond VA

•10-12 SEP: Virginia war memorial, Richmond VA

•13-15 SEP: Travis Manion 9/11 Heroes Run, Alexandria VA

•17-19 SEP: Travis Manion 9/11 Heroes Run, Jacksonville FL

•27-29 SEP: Travis Manion 9/11 Heroes run, Doylestown PA

•3-4 NOV: APK honor the Fallen 5K, Guilford, CT

•11 NOV: Veterans Event, Richmond, VA

•TBD OCT: Army ten-miler, Pentagon DC

•TBD: Richmond Hunter McGuire VA, Richmond, VA

If interested in hosting the Memorial Flag in your community, at a museum or event contact us at VeteransAU@gmail.com for details
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