Remember Veterans Honors Veterans of the Armed Forces

As we honor men and women who have served their country, we also remember the families left to grieve. Please join us in paying tribute to military veterans and their families who have sacrificed for the good of their country.

On and LegacyConnect, you will find touching tributes to armed forces veterans, as well as resources to help you cope with the loss of a loved one or support someone who is grieving.

Read and share tributes to veterans:

In Memory of Poppies – For Robbie Kaplan, the red flowers bring back vivid memories of Memorial Days spent with her father

• Rockin' in the Free World – the story of Staff Sergeant Ryan Means, who enlisted in the Army after his friend was killed on 9/11 but wound up battling cancer rather than Bin Laden

The Greatest Generation Falls in Love – stories of women who served and found their spouses along the way

The Soldier and His Bride – a moving story of love and loss

• Honor U.S. Service Members lost in Afghanistan and Iraq, Fallen Canadians who served in Afghanistan, and Australian veterans

• Remember Veterans of World War I, WWII, the Korean War and Vietnam

• Pay tribute to Veterans of the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard

• Explore the legacies of Military Leaders, as well as Medal of Honor, Purple Heart and Bronze Star recipients

• Read more about D-Day veterans, Medal of Honor recipients, Women Who Served and Soldiers Remembering Soldiers


Get advice and support:

The Purpose of Grief and Mourning

What 'Recovery' Will and Will Not Mean

Adult Loss of a Sibling

Creatively Coping with Grief

Military Suicide Loss

Military Kids


Burials in National Cemeteries

• Find grief support groups to help you cope with the death of a child, parent, partner

• Talk with others about losing someone in the line of duty

Image: Flickr Creative Commons/D. H. Parks


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