Centennial of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
World War I

The Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier Centennial

2021 commemorates the 100th Anniversary of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, located in Arlington National Cemetery. The tomb serves as…

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Veterans Day 2021
Veterans Day

Veterans Day 2021

World War I, called the Great War at the time, officially ended June 28, 1919, with the signing of the…

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Purple Heart day
Purple Heart Day

Purple Heart Day

The Purple Heart is one of the most recognizable medals in the United States.  The recipients of these awards paid the…

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Korean War Veterans Armistice Day
Korean War

National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day

Every year on July 27, America recognizes more than 5.5 million veterans of the Korean War and those who have paid the ultimate price to protect our freedoms. The Korean War lasted three years, from June 25, 1950, to July 27, 1953……

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Memorial Day 2021
Memorial Day

Memorial Day 2021 – Honoring the Fallen

Memorial Day 2021 – Honoring the Fallen

Memorial Day is here! Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial is not holding back this year as we honor the veterans who have served this beautiful country.

Memorial Day is about…

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Armed Forces Day May 2021
Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day 2021

Every year, Armed Forces Day is celebrated on the third Saturday of May. This year we take the time to…

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Ulysses S. Grant Plaque
Honored Veterans, US Presidents

Happy Birthday, President Ulysses S. Grant

President Ulysses S. Grant became the United States’ 18th President in 1869. He served two terms until 1877, after which…

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National Vietnam War Veterans Day
Vietnam War, Vietnam War Veterans Day

National Vietnam War Veterans Day

Part of our efforts as a veteran memorial site is to honor all American veterans from different wars and at different times. It is today, March 29, 2021, that we commemorate Vietnam War Veterans in honor of National Vietnam War Veterans Day.

The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act was signed into law on March 28th, 2017.

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Sgt. Jeannette Lee Winters
Honored Veterans

Honoring The History of Women in the Military

March is recognized as Women’s History Month. Furthermore, on March 8, we had the pleasure of celebrating International Women’s Day. We want to take this opportunity to recognize the women who have served in our military.

In the earlier days of our country, women were forbidden from entering the military. The ones who did enter, disguised themselves…

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