The Gold Star lapel pins pictured above are issued by the Department of Defense to honor and identify surviving family members of our fallen heroes. For an explanation about each pin, please click on the image above.
The public is cordially invited to attend a Memorial Day ceremony:
Remembering & Honoring
Massachusetts Military Heroes
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Soldiers and Sailors Monument
Beacon and Charles Street
The names of Massachusetts heroes fallen in service to
the United States as a result of current military
operations in Iraq and Afghanistan will be read
among a display of thousands of flags
honoring the sacrifices of all
fallen Massachusetts service men and women
Please RSVP via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Event will be held rain or shine
The Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund
727 Atlantic Avenue, Third Floor, Boston, MA
For a current listing of our local heroes who have died serving our country in Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom, please visit the web site of the Massachusetts Department of Veterans Services.
May we remember and honor their sacrifices always.
Pre-Register to Volunteer for our Memorial Day 2016 Flag Garden
Each of the 37,000 flags we plant at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument will represent every brave Massachusetts service member who gave his or her life defending our country since the Revolutionary War. The completed garden is a breathtaking tribute to the true meaning of Memorial Day and a powerful message of community support to the families of these fallen heroes that their sacrifices will never be forgotten. For more information about supporting this effort, please click on this volunteering link.
Memorial Day 2014 – Sponsor a Flag in our Boston Common Flag Garden
As we plant our annual Flag Garden of 37,000 American flags at the foot of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument on May 21, 2014, we honor and remember each brave Massachusetts service member who gave his or her life defending our country since the Revolutionary War. Please sponsor one or more of the flags in honor of our fallen service members and their families. Click here to sponsor one or more flags