October 12, 2006

Peter G. Peterson announces $250,000 Grant

October 17, 2006

Lois Pope Life Foundation announces $5,000,000 Grant

November 27, 2006

Revised design concept approved by the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts.

“The Commission approved the revised concept; The Commission members appreciate the design team’s creativity in reconfiguring the design elements in response to new site constraints”

- U.S. Commission of Fine Arts

December 7, 2006

Revised design concept approved by the National Capital Planning Commission.

“The proposed design has incorporated changes in response to security concerns and site changes requested by the Architect of the Capitol and the United States Capitol Police.  The Commission comments favorably on the revised design concept for the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial

- National Capital Planning Commission

January 23, 2007

U.S. Representatives Dennis Moore (D-KS) and Mark Kirk (R-IL) introduce H.R. 634, legislation to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of veterans who became disabled for life while serving in the Armed Forces of the United States.

March 31, 2007

AT&T Foundation announces $1,000,000 Grant

May 15, 2007

Commemorative coin legislation passes the House of Representatives with a 416 to 0 vote. It passes to the Senate for parallel legislation where it also passes unanimously.

October 1, 2007

FedEx Corporation announces $150,000 Grant

March 28, 2008

Braman Family Foundation announces $1,000,000 Grant

April 11, 2008

H. Ross Perot, Sr. announces $3,000,000 Grant



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