Timeline

August 22, 2009

U.S. Mint Director Edmund Moy unveils the designs for the 2010 American Veterans Disabled for Life Silver Dollar at the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) National Convention in Denver. Under the American Veterans Disabled for Life Commemorative Coin Act (Public Law 110-277), the agency will mint and issue commemorative coins in honor of veterans who became disabled for life while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.


August 25, 2009

The American Legion endorses the memorial


September 30, 2009

Military Order of Purple Heart Foundation announces $100,000 Grant


October 9, 2009

Isle Casino in Pompano Beach Florida hosts poker fundraiser that nets a $13,000 donation to the Memorial


November 9, 2009

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America endorses the memorial.


November 9, 2009

Shalom Baranes Associates announced as project architect.


December 31, 2009

AMVETS announces $100,000 Grant


January 4, 2010

TriWest Healthcare Alliance announces $250,000 Grant


February 25, 2010

After design approvals from CFA and Citizens Coin Advisory Council, the U.S. Mint issues the American Veterans Disabled for Life Silver Dollar with proceeds benefiting the Memorial’s construction. 281,000 coins are sold.


April 7, 2010

AMVETS endorses the memorial.


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