The afternoon also aims at raising awareness of the sad reality of veteran suicide, which claimed more than 500 lives in 2018 and continues to happen at a high rate in the country, according to a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs annual suicide prevention report.
I really like war movies, even if they aren't based on actual events or are loosely based on real events. The good ones are able to portray what war life is like for the men and women in the military and make viewers feel pride and respect towards our war heroes.
Every year the Idaho Division of Veterans Services invites us to their Memorial Day Ceremony at the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery. If you go this year, keep your eyes open for these very special coins.