Press Releases

November 16, 2018
WWII Veterans to Commemorate 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Tarawa at World War II Memorial

November 5, 2018
Hundreds to Gather at National WWII Memorial on Veterans Day to Honor the “Greatest Generation”

October 25, 2018
Hoover Institution Fellow Victor Davis Hanson to Deliver WWII Memorial Lecture in Washington, DC

September 11, 2018
Friends of the National World War II Memorial Receives $1 Million from Crawford Taylor Foundation

September 4, 2018
WWII Veterans to Commemorate 75th Anniversary of Operation Avalanche (Salerno) at World War II Memorial

August 22, 2018
WWII Veterans to Commemorate 73rd Anniversary of V-J Day at World War II Memorial

July 20, 2018
Friends of the National WWII Memorial to hold 
3rd Annual Teachers Conference in Washington, DC

July 3, 2018
75th Anniversary of the Invasion of Sicily to be Commemorated at World War II Memorial

June 14, 2018
WWII Veterans, Allied Representatives, and Washington Nationals Pitcher Sean Doolittle to Commemorate 75th Anniversary of the Battle for the Skies (Air War) at World War II Memorial

May 30, 2018
Nearly a Dozen D-Day and WWII Veterans to Commemorate 74th Anniversary of D-Day at World War II Memorial

May 17, 2018
Veterans to Gather at National WWII Memorial on Memorial Day

May 9, 2018
75th Anniversary of the Battle of Attu to be Commemorated at World War II Memorial

May 2, 2018
73rd Anniversary of V-E Day to be Commemorated at World War II Memorial

March 15, 2018
75th Anniversary of the Battle of El Guettar to be Commemorated at World War II Memorial

February 13, 2018
75th Anniversary of the Battle of Kasserine Pass to be Commemorated at World War II Memorial

January 16, 2018
The Friends of the National WWII Memorial Announces “World War II 75th Honorary Committee”

November 28, 2017
WWII Veterans and Others to Commemorate Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day at the World War II Memorial

October 31, 2017
Hundreds to Gather at National WWII Memorial on Veterans Day to Honor the “Greatest Generation”

October 27, 2017
Stanford University Professor David M. Kennedy to Deliver WWII Memorial Lecture in Washington, DC

October 25, 2017
75th Anniversary of Operation Torch to be Commemorated at the World War II Memorial

October 11, 2017
75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands to be Commemorated at the World War II Memorial

August 25, 2017
World War II Veterans and Families to Gather at WWII Memorial to Commemorate V-J Day

July 25, 2017
75th Anniversary of the Battle of Guadalcanal to be Commemorated at the World War II Memorial

July 20, 2017
WWII Veterans and War Orphans to Share Personal Histories During Summer Teachers Conference Hosted By Friends of the National World War II Memorial

July 11, 2017
Friends of the National World War II Memorial to Host 2nd Annual Teachers Conference in Washington, DC

May 30, 2017
World War II AND D-Day Veterans to Commemorate 73rd Anniversary of D-Day at the WWII Memorial

May 22, 2017
75th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway to be Commemorated at World War II Memorial

May 16, 2017
Veterans to Gather at National WWII Memorial On Memorial Day

April 27, 2017
More than Two Dozen World War II Veterans to Gather at WWII Memorial to Commemorate V-E Day Anniversary

April 19, 2017
75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea to be Commemorated at World War II Memorial

April 11, 2017
Friends of the National WWII Memorial to Hold 2nd Annual Teachers Conference in Washington, DC

April 4, 2017
75th Anniversary of the Doolittle Raid to be Commemorated at World War II Memorial

January 11, 2017
75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic to be Commemorated at World War II Memorial

January 5, 2017
75th Anniversary of the Battle of Bataan to be Commemorated at World War II Memorial

December 1, 2016
Pearl Harbor Survivors, WWII Veterans to Join Friends of the National World War II Memorial in Marking 75th Anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor at National WWII Memorial in Washington, DC

November 29, 2016
Renowned Author and Historian Dr. Craig Symonds to Deliver WWII Memorial Lecture in Washington, DC

November 8, 2016
Hundreds to Gather at National WWII Memorial on Veterans Day to Honor the “Greatest Generation”

August 26, 2016
World War II Veterans and Families to Gather at WWII Memorial to Commemorate V-J Day

July 14, 2016
WWII Veterans to Share Their Stories and Experiences During Panel Discussion Hosted by Friends of the National World War II Memorial

May 31, 2016
World War II and D-Day Veterans to Commemorate Anniversary of D-Day at the WWII Memorial

May 23, 2016
Veterans to Gather at WWII Memorial on Memorial Day to Remember 400,000 Americans Lost During World War II

May 12, 2016
Friends, Family, and Veterans to Gather at WWII Memorial to Celebrate Life of Ambassador F. Haydn Williams

April 22, 2016
“Father” of the National WWII Memorial and Founder of Friends of the National WWII Memorial, Franklin Haydn Williams Dies at 96

April 19, 2016
Members of the Greatest Generation to Gather at the WWII Memorial to Commemorate V-E Day Anniversary During a Special Mother’s Day Event

November 18, 2015
Oldest Living WWII Veteran, Pearl Harbor Survivor Among Those to Mark Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day at WWII Memorial

October 30, 2015
Veterans of all wars to gather at WWII Memorial on Veterans Day to honor the “Greatest Generation”

October 14, 2015
Renowned Journalist and Author Tom Brokaw to Deliver WWII Memorial Legacy Lecture in Washington, DC

August 14, 2015
World War II Veterans and Pacific Theater Allies to Commemorate 70th Anniversary of V-J Day at the WWII Memorial

July 27, 2015
Friends of the National World War II Memorial Receives $125,000 from Walmart

June 11, 2015
Friends of the National World War II Memorial Receives $1 Million from Taylor Family to Preserve Legacy of World War II Generation

May 19, 2015
WWII Veterans to Gather at WWII Memorial on Memorial Day to Remember 400,000 Americans Lost During WWII

May 7, 2015
National Security Advisor Susan Rice, Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and Others to Join Greatest Generation at the WWII Memorial to Mark 70th Anniversary of V-E Day

April 24, 2015
Former Secretary of State Dr. Madeleine Albright, Allied Nations and WWII Veterans to Mark 70th Anniversary of V-E Day at the WWII Memorial

April 14, 2015
United States Army Band to Kick Off 2015 Summer Concert Series at World War II Memorial

April 8, 2015
World War II Veterans and Allied Nations to Commemorate 70th Anniversary of V-E Day at the WWII Memorial

March 25, 2015
70th Anniversary of the Battle of Okinawa to be Commemorated at World War II Memorial

February 12, 2015
70th Anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima to be Commemorated at World War II Memorial

January 29, 2015
Josiah Bunting III Appointed New Chairman of Friends of the National WWII Memorial Board of Directors

December 12, 2014
70th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge to be Commemorated at World War II Memorial

December 1, 2014
Pearl Harbor Survivors and Vice Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Michelle Howard to Mark Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day at National World War II Memorial

November 4, 2014
Award-Winning Journalist and Decorated Combat Correspondent Joe Galloway to Join “Greatest Generation” at the National World War II Memorial on Veterans Day

October 29, 2014
Elliott Roosevelt III and Josiah Bunting III Elected to Friends of the National WWII Memorial Board of Directors

October 23, 2014
Renowned British Author, Journalist, and Broadcaster Sir Max Hastings to Deliver WWII Memorial Lecture in Washington, DC

August 20, 2014
George Prescott Bush to Join World War II Veterans to Commemorate V-J Day at the WWII Memorial

June 4, 2014
World War II and D-Day Veterans, Eisenhower and Roosevelt Families, and Allied Nations to Commemorate 70th Anniversary of D-Day at the WWII Memorial

May 22, 2014
Secretary of Defense Hagel, Senator Bob Dole, and Others to Join Members of The Greatest Generation at the WWII Memorial to Commemorate 10th Anniversary of the Memorial

May 1, 2014
Members of the Greatest Generation to Gather at World War II Memorial on V-E Day to Commemorate Anniversary of the End of the War

April 28, 2014
British Scots Guards Pipes and Drums to Kick Off 2014 Summer Concert Series at World War II Memorial

March 21, 2014
Friends of the National World War II Memorial Announces Election of CACI Executive Chairman Dr. J.P. (Jack) London to Board of Directors

December 2, 2013
Pearl Harbor Survivors and Superintendent of U.S. Naval Academy among those gathering at the World War II Memorial on Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

October 30, 2013
World War II Medal of Honor Recipients, Maryland Governor O’Malley, and Postmaster General among those gathering at the World War II Memorial on Veterans Day

October 28, 2013
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist / Author Rick Atkinson Kicks Off WWII Memorial Lecture Series

August 29, 2013
Members of the Greatest Generation to Gather at the World War II Memorial on V-J Day

August 23, 2013
The Hershey Company to Help Fund the Friends of the National World War II Memorial

May 21, 2013
Military and Government Leaders and Veterans to Remember the Fallen at the World War II Memorial on Memorial Day

May 3, 2013
Sergeant Major of the U.S. Army and Renowned TV Host to Speak at the National World War II Memorial on V-E Day

April 17, 2013
U.S. Army Band to Kickoff 2013 Summer Concert Series at National World War II Memorial

April 5, 2013
Washington, D.C. Area High School Students Set to Interview Colorado World War II Veterans

April 1, 2013
Friends of the National World War II Memorial Announces Holly Rotondi as New Executive Director

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