On Sunday, October 5, 2014, the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C.
The dedication ceremony included remarks from President Barack Obama, VA Secretary Bob McDonald, former Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, Interior Department Secretary Sally Jewell, and Gary Sinise, who is the national spokesman for the Disabled Veterans Life Memorial Foundation.
Also participating were the memorial foundation’s executive staff including Lois Pope, Arthur H. Wilson, Dennis Joyner and Roberto Barrera.
The gallery below included highlights of the dedication ceremony. Photos by U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs photographer Robert Turtil. You can also view the full gallery on VA’s Flickr page.