Memorial Day

Remember

US Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Monument)

Every year we set aside a day to remember those who have fallen in service and defense of our country. The purpose of this day tends to get forgotten amidst the bustle of the summer three-day-weekend, but the reminders are usually easy to see. Here in Blacksburg, because of Virginia Tech’s Corps of Cadets, we have the War Memorial Chapel, with it’s Pylons honoring former cadets who have fallen.

Memorial Court atop War Memorial Chapel at Virginia Tech.

Memorial Court atop War Memorial Chapel at Virginia Tech.

Each pillar is engraved with the names and class year of VT alumni who have died while in service.

Each pillar is engraved with the names and class year of VT alumni who have died while in service.

Remember

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  1. Joe E.

     /  May 28, 2012

    Thanks for this.

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