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
|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.