DALEVILLE, Va. (AP) — After 20 years of planning, construction is expected to begin soon on a memorial to Col. William Preston in Botetourt County. The Roanoke Times reports (http://bit.ly/1BqCpJN ) that the $180,000 project…
On Sunday, veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars had a unique memorial dedicated to them: a \”Living Wall of Honor\” for post 9/11 veterans.
The Dutch embassy opens its doors to mourners Monday.
Department of Defense employees who are heading to Nationals Park for a ballgame usually park at the Washington Navy Yard. But on Sunday they\’ll have to find somewhere else.
Tens of thousands are expected to take part in upcoming events on
the National Mall to commemorate the March on Washington and the 50th anniversary
of Dr. Martin Luther King\’s \”I Have a Dream\” speech.
It was four years ago last week that two Metrorail trains slammed into each other on the Red Line. Now the District and the National Park Service are proposing a memorial to honor the victims and celebrate the heroism of the first responders.
Four steel beams taken from what was left of the World Trade Center after the Sept. 11 attacks have been sitting idle for years. But this weekend, they are finally getting some attention.