Our Mission

Teaching Lessons of Yesterday to Unite Generations of Tomorrow

Friends of the National World War II Memorial (Friends), based in Washington, D.C., is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to teaching the lessons of yesterday to unite the generations of tomorrow. Founded in 2007 by the creators of the National World War II Memorial, Friends brings together individuals of all backgrounds and ages for national ceremonies and experiences at the Memorial and for educational programs centered around the themes of unity, shared values and ideals, and the spirit of community.

Dr. Jack Goldstein
Photo by Bennie J. Davis III

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