Wreaths Across America Honors Veterans Buried at Arlington National Cemetery (photos)

December 20, 2021

Thousands gathered at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., in seasonably mild weather on Saturday, Dec. 18, to participate in Wreaths Across America by laying holiday wreaths over each of […]

Monument Honoring Military Dogs and Their Handlers Unveiled at Navy Memorial (photos)

November 14, 2021

A larger than life sculpture honoring all the men and women of the sea services, past present and future, and all military working dog teams, was unveiled on Veterans Day, […]

Luke’s Wings Heroes Gala

September 18, 2021

Luke’s Wings will host its 9th Annual Charity Heroes Gala on Saturday, September 18 from 6-11 p.m. The event will take place at the Ritz Carlton, West End in Washington […]

National World War I Memorial Opens in D.C. (photos)

April 17, 2021

The District welcomed its newest national monument on Friday, April 16, with a solemn ceremony and a flag raising.

RBG: We Bid You Farewell (photos)

September 28, 2020

After thousands paid their respects to the late Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the U.S. Supreme Court, she become the first woman and the first Jewish person to lie in state at the U.S. Capitol.

Celebrating the Holidays With the U.S. Navy Band (photos)

December 24, 2019

Featured along with the Concert Band on Dec. 21 and 22 were the Sea Chanters, Country Current and the Cruisers. There was also a visit from Santa, playing a mean trumpet.

A Memorable Fourth in Our Nation’s Capital (photos)

July 6, 2019

Public festivities got underway at the National Archives with a ceremonial reading of the Declaration of Independence by our Founding Fathers (and Mothers).

WWII Veterans Honored on D-Day in D.C. (photos)

June 7, 2019

Veterans of World War II were honored in a solemn ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day at the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. on Thursday, June […]

Your Guide to Summer Military Band Concerts in the District

June 3, 2019

Many of our armed forces’ “elite” musical units are based in the D.C. metro area, where you can see a high-quality, family-oriented performance on virtually any day during the summer months.

Memorial Day Weekend: Honoring Those Who Served (photos)

May 29, 2019

Monday, May 27, marked Memorial Day, when all Americans paused to remember and honor the dedication and sacrifice of the men and women of the U.S. armed forces.