Memorial Day 2024

This year, we honor the brave men and women who lost their lives protecting our freedoms with a powerful series of ceremonies and events at the Museum and online.

Saturday, May 25

CrossFit Hero Workout – “THE MURPH”

Join the NVMM, Rogue, and CrossFit Clintonville on Saturday, May 25, for a workout in honor Medal of Honor recipient and Navy SEAL, Lieutenant Michael Murphy.

Saturday, May 25 | 11 a.m.

Motorcycle Ride to the NVMM

This Memorial Day, let’s come together to honor the brave heroes who gave their all for our freedom. Riding from wherever you are, meet us at the National Veterans Memorial and Museum to pay tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Together, we’ll stand united in honoring their legacy and supporting their families.

Sunday, May 26 | 7 p.m. | FREE

Gold Star Family Candlelight Vigil

Our guest speaker is Tara Harris, eldest daughter of First Sergeant Glenn Harris of B Company, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, who was killed in a training accident barely a year after returning home from the Battle of Mogadishu, Somalia, in October 1993. Harris will share her path to healing by reaching out to the Rangers who knew her father best. Tara discovered the surprising power of redirecting grief into something larger than herself.

Monday, May 27 | 10 a.m. | In-Person & Online

Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony

The keynote message will be provided by Secretary Patrick J. Murphy, America’s first Iraq War Veteran elected to the U.S. Congress and the 32nd Under Secretary of the U.S. Army. He will share a powerful message about the importance of paying tribute to our fallen soldiers and their families, as well as how you can honor their legacy of service.

This Memorial Day, let’s turn the National Veterans Memorial and Museum front lawn into a tribute of honor, gratitude, and remembrance.

Join us in honoring the service and sacrifices of our nation’s heroes by dedicating a flag with a donation of $20 or more.

With your contribution, you can submit your loved one’s name to be listed on the NVMM website to ensure the memories of our fallen heroes are never forgotten. Make a meaningful impact this Memorial Day by dedicating a flag at the NVMM.

Click here to explore the honorees of our Memorial Day flags.

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The NVMM is Open on MLK Day!

$1 Admission on Jan. 16 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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