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Visit the “Wall of Honor” to Pay Tribute to Veterans This Veterans Day

Caitlin Burm
By Caitlin BurmNovember 2, 2018

A Place for Mom created the “Wall of Honor” to highlight and pay tribute to the brave men and women who have played a critical role in our nation’s history – our U.S. veterans.

This Veterans Day, visit the Wall of Honor to show gratitude and pay homage to our veterans and submit a photo and story of your own.

A Tribute to Our Veterans – The Wall of Honor

The Wall of Honor offers family members and friends the opportunity to highlight a loved one that has served in the U.S. military by sharing:

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  1. A photo of the veteran.
  2. The branch, rank, conflict and/or war the veteran served in.
  3. The veteran’s personal history and story.

You can view some of our featured veterans and their photos and stories below, or on the Wall of Honor here.

Morris Grayson

Morris Irving Grayson

Morris Grayson proudly served in the 3rd Army, 276th Armored Artillery Battalion, Battery B. He shipped out to Utah Beach, Normandy, landing on August 25, 1944. Grayson’s main job was driving a jeep taking messages to headquarters, driving tanks and going out in front of the battalion to find a place for them to camp.”

“He did drive Colonel Patton a couple of times. He said Patton was a lot smarter than most and was always watching what was happening around him.”

“He won a bronze star for heroism.”

Toby Setters

Toby Setters

Toby Setters (shown here in the white jacket) was sworn into the Army at Fort Hood, Texas.”

“He was sworn in with the one and only Elvis Presley!”

“Uncle Toby wasn’t all that impressed of Elvis’ popularity back in the day, but did say they were good buddies.”

Phyllis Snyder

Phyllis Snyder

Phyllis Snyder signed up to join the Marine Corps as soon as she was old enough in February of 1943 and started active duty May 31, 1943.”

“She was among the first women to join the Marine Corps.”

“She became an aircraft mechanic and was honorably discharged from the Aviation Reserve Women’s squadron in September of 1945.”

We invite you to spend time enjoying these inspiring images and stories and we welcome your submission of new profiles and veterans on the Wall of Honor this Veterans Day.

A Place for Mom has proudly helped more than a million families – including more than 77,000 veterans – navigate the process of senior care and living options. Learn more about using veterans benefits to pay for senior living.

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