Timeline Events

January 2017

Disabled Veterans’ Life Memorial Foundation President, Dennis Joyner, accepts the 2017 Veterans Community Award during the Vetty’s Presidential Inaugural Ball in Washington, DC.

December 1, 2016

The American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial was selected as a recipient of the 2017 Veterans Community Award for its extraordinary quality of public service, exemplary advocacy efforts, and exceptional contribution and outstanding service to the veteran’s community.

August 2016

The lending of courage

A commemorative book titled “The Lending of Courage” was published and added to the Memorial’s website for electronic viewing.

April 22, 2016

Disabled Veterans’ Life Memorial Foundation officially transferred the Memorial to the National Park Service for management, operation, maintenance, and preservation.

December 2015

The Memorial Dedication Ceremony earned the following three Telly Awards: Bronze for TV – Marketing; Bronze for TV Programs – News; Bronze for TV Programs – Live Events

October 1, 2015

The American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial launched a virtual tour in commemoration of the first anniversary of its dedication.

http://www.einnews.com/pr_news/289344553/american-veterans-disabled-for-life-memorial-launches-virtual-walking-tour

March 2015

The Memorial’s Foundation was graciously transferred to the DAV (Disabled American Veterans) for management of daily business operations.  This decision was made in recognition of the two entities’ shared objective in honoring the men and women who sacrificed through service to the country.  

October 5th, 2014

Memorial is dedicated and transferred to the National Park Service for management, operation, maintenance, and preservation” to “The Memorial was formally dedicated in tribute to all disabled veterans – past, present, and future

October 5, 2014

October 5, 2014