Alabama Veterans Memorial Foundation
The Alabama Veterans Memorial Park
The Veterans Day step stone dedication ceremony and tribute to veterans will be held on Sunday, November 5 to commemorate Veterans Day 2023. The deadline for ordering step stones is October 2, 2023.
100 Overton Access Rd (I-459 Exit 23)
Birmingham, AL 35243
Veterans' Day Tribute on November 6, 2016
Sunday, November 6, 2016
Alabama Veterans Memorial Park
Honoring the Service of All Veterans
Across the Years Around the Globe
See the Blue Star Salute Exhibit "Faces of the Price of Freedom."
Hear patriotic songs being played by the Hoover High School Jazz Band.
Visit the Memorial Plaza and the sacred Hall of Honor.
1:45 PM Patriotic Ceremony, Memorial Plaza
Presentation of American Flag by the UAB ROTC.
Recite the Pledge of Allegiance with Military Officer of the Year,
LTC (Ret) Charles Marvin.
Hear Scott Richards, Former FOX 6 Anchor, as Master of Ceremonies.
Hear inspirational words from our Special Guest Speaker,
Tony Petelos, Jefferson County Manager.
Hear the youth from Homewood Middle School Choir sing patriotic songs.
3:00 PM StepStone Ceremony, American Flag Plaza
Listen to inspiring stories as StepStones are Dedicated
to Honored Veterans at the American Flag Plaza.
List of the November 2016 StepStone Honorees.
BAW Sports Inc.
Church of the Highlands Hiking Group
Greater Birmingham Chapter Military Officers Assoc. of America
Holt Audio Visual
Home Depot - RDC #5086 Volunteers
Liberty Animal Hospital
Lloyd E. Beard & Lloyd E. Beard Photography
Mountain Brook Parks and Recreation
Norman W. Naccari
Ridout’s Valley Chapel
Sentry Heating and Air
Southern Label Company
Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church
To the AVMF Board Members, the Event Committee and numerous event volunteers — thank you for your commitment and dedication.
This event has no admission fee. Golf carts are available for transportation down the Memorial Trail for both events. Handicapped parking is available near the entrance. Located off I-459 at Liberty Parkway, Exit 23, Birmingham, Alabama.
Scenes from the 2016 Veterans' Day Tribute
Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church donated the shuttle buses and drivers
The ROTC Color Guard from UAB prepares to retire the Colors
Key-note Speaker, Tony Petelos, Mgr of the Jefferson Cty Commission
StepStone Honoree and his family with Colonel Mike Edwards
World War ll Veteran, Milton Rayburn is honored with a StepStone
Hoover High School Jazz Band
MOAA Veteran of the Year, LTC Charles Marvin and his wife Pat
Dr. Fred Bisch dedicates a StepStone to his father, Colonel Fred Bisch
Planning Chairman Anne Hartline is honored for her service to veterans
Volunteer Donna Martin prepares the registration table