Leaders In Furthering Education hosts a star-studded gala in Palm Beach benefiting the Memorial project and raises more than $400,000. J.R. Martinez, winner of “Dancing with the Stars” TV show, is special guest and receives the “Unsung Hero” award.
DVLMF accepted by Combined Federal Campaign for Fall 2012 Military Support Groups of America (MSGA) to receive donations from Federal employees.
Offsite fabrication of Memorial elements begins.
Design Presentation to National Capital Memorial Advisory Commission
Lois Pope Life Foundation announces $500,000 Grant
DVLMF receives $2,810,710 from the U.S. Mint, representing the earned “surcharge” revenue from the sale of 281,071 American Veterans Disabled for Life commemorative silver dollars.