Just in time for Veterans Day, our Fold3 team has launched The Honor Wall, an online memorial for the many millions of men and women who have served in the U.S. armed forces over the past 200+ years.
Family, friends and loved ones will be able to pay homage to their heroes by developing a special page with historical military records, letters, stories, photographs, or any other memorabilia to share more about their veterans life, and their service.
If you are a veteran, please add your story directly so we may honor you!
As of launch, The Honor Wall has over 20 million personalized online pages already created. The unique virtual memorial will continue to grow and evolve as new pages are contributed by visitors to The Honor Wall, and those already existing are supplemented by additional user content.
The Honor Wall will also serve as a source of education on the lives of U.S. men and women in conflicts and in times of peace, whether serving at home or abroad. This is done via historical records already populated on many of The Honor Wall pages from the National Archives and Record Administration, Fold3, Ancestry.com and TogetherWeServed.com.
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