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November 1, 2008

Freeport McMoRan announces $100,000 Grant

October 15, 2008

Conoco PhillipsConocoPhillips announces $150,000 Grant

October 2, 2008

“The Commission approves the preliminary site and building plans for the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial”

– National Capital Planning Commission


August 1, 2008

Disabled Veterans Life Memorial Foundation achieves milestone of 1 million donors.

July 30, 2008

CFA Revised Design Concept Approval

“The Commission members expressed their appreciation for the progress that has been made in refining and revising the memorial design.”

– U.S. Commission of Fine Arts


July 17, 2008

The American Veterans Disabled for Life Commemorative Coin Act is signed into law by President George W. Bush (Public Law 110-277). The Act authorizes the United States Mint to produce and issue commemorative silver dollar coins in proof and uncirculated quantities to honor disabled veterans. The designs were recommended by the United States Mint to Secretary of the Treasury Timothy F. Geithner after consultation with the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee, U.S. Commission of Fine Arts and the Disabled Veterans’ Life Memorial Foundation (DVLMF). A $10 surcharge from each coin sold will go toward building the Memorial.


April 11, 2008

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

March 28, 2008

Braman Family Foundation announces $1,000,000 Grant