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National Memorial Day Concert – May 26

National Memorial Day Concert – May 26

2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the National Memorial Day Concert in Washington, DC. The annual star-studded event features musical and dramatic performances, appearances from America’s military leaders, and salutes to the fallen and their surviving Gold Star Families. This year, one story will spotlight a friendship that has stretched from the battlefields of SE […]

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Memorial Day at ‘The Wall’

Memorial Day at ‘The Wall’

On May 27, two Gold Star Daughters will deliver keynote addresses as part of the annual Memorial Day commemoration at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Brigadier General Sharon Bannister (a medical doctor in the USAF), and her sister Rebecca Rusch (who is an accomplished athlete and adventurer) will be the featured speakers at the 1 pm […]

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Veterans Day 2017

Veterans Day 2017 marks the 35th anniversary of the dedication of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. For most of those 35 years, SDIT has played an integral part in bringing to life the stories of the 58,318 names on ‘The Wall.’ Starting on November 7th, Gold Star ‘sons and daughters’ will join hundreds of others in […]

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