Honor & Memorial Donation

Inspiring Stories of Service

Join us in our mission to honor the stories about our nation's Heroes – the men and women who inspired others through their bravery and commitment to something greater than themselves. Submit your stories about Veterans & First Responders who have made a difference during their service as well as when they returned to civilian life and off duty life. Your story or the stories of your loved ones, friends or neighbors can be a beacon of light for others.

During this extraordinary time, we want to share inspirational stories about our nations’ Veterans – the men and women who met extraordinary circumstances in their service to our country – and inspired others through their bravery and commitment to something greater than themselves. We would like to hear from you about these Heroes who have made a difference during their service as well as when they returned to civilian life. We are collecting short stories – no more than 500 words – to share on our website and through social media. We will be submitting them to the National Veterans Memorial and Museum as well as publishing them on our social media websites. Thank you for your consideration. Your story or the stories of your loved ones, friends or neighbors can be a beacon of light for others.

Instructions: After your donation, please email your story, along with any photos you have to: info@avpar.org. We are able to take short videos, 30 seconds or less in MP3 format, from a cell phone too.

Please include the following information:

  • Veteran’s/First Responders first and last name

  • When they served

  • Branch of service/Line of Duty

  • Rank

  • Current hometown

  • Name of you local news paper. 

  • Your name, shipping address, and email address (Person submitting content)

  • A screen shot or a copy of your donation 

You will also receive a "Patriotic" American flag (24" x 12") made of gauge cold-rolled steel made in the USA (please allow 4-6 weeks for delivery).