Anthem Veterans Memorial News

2 weeks ago

A Memorial Day Ceremony, “A Day of Remembrance,” will be held at the Anthem Veterans Memorial on Monday, May 29 at 9 a.m.

1 month ago

The Sandra Day O’Connor High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) earned an overall rating of “Exceeds Standards” during their recent Unit Evaluation.

2 months ago

With a record crowd on hand, the Anthem Veterans Memorial (AVM) commemorated five years in the community during the Nov. 11 Veterans Day Ceremony.

7 months ago

In honor of the Anthem Veterans Memorial’s fifth anniversary, exceptional speakers will pay tribute veterans and their families at this year's Veterans Day Ceremony, held in Anthem on Nov. 11.

7 months ago

The public is invited to attend the annual Veterans Day Ceremony at 10 a.m., Nov. 11, at the Anthem Veterans Memorial. The patriotic program will honor the service of all veterans and their families.

11 months ago

Local veterans can have their photo taken for the AVM webpage and Fifth Anniversary celebration. 

11 months ago

Anthem Boy Scout Troop 432 will be hosting a community-wide flag retirement ceremony that will coincide with the Memorial Day Ceremony, May 30. 

1 year ago

This somber ceremony honoring veterans who lost their lives while serving our nation will take place on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 9 a.m. at the Anthem Veterans Memorial (AVM). 

1 year ago

The Anthem Veterans Memorial exceeded expectations in every way in 2015 – from educational events to paver layings to attendance at ceremonies.

1 year ago

As the fifth anniversary of the Anthem Veterans Memorial approaches (Nov. 11, 2016), the AVM Support Team seeks the help of the Anthem area for the ceremony and the events leading up to it.

1 year ago

The Veterans Day Ceremony on Nov. 11, 2015 was capped off by the 11:11 solar spotlight on the mosaic of the Great Seal of the United States. View a time-lapse video.

1 year ago

The military service of United States Air Force Lt. Colonel John "Bart" Simmons and United States Air Force Master Sergeant Michael Shimkus was recently commemorated at the Anthem Veterans Memorial.

1 year ago

Anthem resident Mary Ann Derryberry will be honored by the Anthem Community Council and the Anthem Veterans Memorial Support Team with the 2015 Anthem Veterans Service Award.

1 year ago

The Anthem Veterans Memorial Support Team (AVMST) made the seemingly impossible possible, granting a Vietnam veteran his last wish. 

1 year ago

In conjunction with the North Valley Regional Library summer reading program, students of all ages gathered at the Anthem Veterans Memorial (AVM) for lessons on patriotism and military history as reflected through the design elements of the Memorial.

1 year ago

The Anthem Veterans Memorial annual Veterans Day Ceremony will be held Nov. 11, 2015 at 10 a.m. USAF Col. Wanda Wright (Retired) will deliver the keynote address.

1 year ago

In celebration of Independence Day, honor a veteran in your family with a commemorative paver at the Anthem Veterans Memorial.

1 year ago

A U.S. Army promotion ceremony was held at the Anthem Veterans Memorial June 13, the first since the Memorial's dedication in 2011.

1 year ago

CODAworx selected the Anthem Veterans Memorial for a feature in its May issue of CODAmagazine, in the category of “Placemaking Art.”

2 years ago

The award-winning Anthem Veterans Memorial will receive a colorful “landscaping makeover” in advance of the Memorial Day ceremony. Construction is underway.

2 years ago

The chief engineer behind the Anthem Veterans Memorial explains the science behind the Memorial's renowned illumination. 

2 years ago

The Tour of Honor's Arizona Heroes Run will make a stop at the Anthem Veterans Memorial Nov. 22 at about 10 a.m. to honor all fallen military personnel. The Tour honors police, fire and military personnel who have paid the ultimate price in service.

2 years ago

The Anthem Veterans Memorial Support Team will conduct taped interviews and group discussions with veterans to chronicle their military service in preparation for the Memorial's fifth anniversary in 2016.

3 years ago

Valley residents are invited to participate in the 2014 Anthem Memorial Day ceremony, "A Day of Remembrance,” Monday, May 26, 10 a.m.

3 years ago

The AVMST is dedicated to honoring as many veterans at the Memorial as space provides. There are approximately 1,100 blank veteran pavers in the Circle of Honor (that area which immediately surrounds the actual Memorial).