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100 Overton Access Rd (I-459 Exit 23)

               Birmingham, AL 35243           

(205) 305-6749


Past Event:
Veterans' Day Tribute of November 8, 2015



Speakers Noah Galloway and US Senator Jeff Sessions.


Color Guard of Navy Reserve NOSC Bessemer and Senator Sessions


Samford Wind Ensemble Plays Patriotic Music


Della Fancher (left), AVMF Founder, and Fred Hunter, Fox6, welcome guests.


Noah Galloway delivers the Keynote Speech.


AVMF Board of Directors with Senator Jeff Sessions.


AVMF President Tom Martin and US Senator Jeff Sessions


Event Chairman Anne Hartline and US Senator Jeff Sessions


StepStone Honoree LTC Thomas Ruffing and his wife Sue with Senator Sessions


Amber Blair, The Home Depot Volunteer Coordinator, with Noah Galloway


Sunday, November 8, 2015

Alabama Veterans Memorial Park


Honoring the Service of All Veterans Across the Years Around the Globe


View the Program


1:00 PM

Hear the music by the Samford University Wind Ensemble


View the inspiring display, “Faces of the Price of Freedom” created by the

Blue Star Salute Foundation


Visit the Memorial Plaza and the Hall of Honor


Enjoy the Patriotic Artwork coordinated by Sherri Van Pelt: 

Glenwood Autism and Behavioral Health Center,

United Cerebral Palsy Birmingham and The Arc of South Talladega County


1:45 PM Patriotic Ceremony, Memorial Plaza


United States Senator Jeff Sessions will give a brief greeting


Park Founder Della Fancher will talk about the inspiration behind the Park


Posting of the American Flag by the Navy Reserve NOSC Bessemer


 Pledge of Allegiance led by Military Officer of the Year, LTC (Ret) Ginger Branson 


 Master of Ceremonies Fred Hunter, host of FOX 6's "Absolutely Alabama"  


Hear an inspirational patriotic message from Noah Galloway,

our local Distinguished Guest Speaker, Wounded Warrior, 

Men's Health 2014 Ultimate Fitness Challenge Winner,

and Dancing WithThe Stars Finalist. 


Patriotic songs sung by youth from Vestavia Hills

and St. Mark United Methodist Churches


3:00 PM StepStone Ceremony, American Flag Plaza


Listen to inspiring stories as StepStones are dedicated to Honored Veterans

Honor your branch of service during the playing of the Service Songs. 


List of Honorees.


Special thanks to our Event Contributors:

Aabco Rents

Church of the Highlands

Fenelon Club

Fox 6

Greater Birmingham Chapter Military Officers Association of America

Holt Audio Visual

Home Depot RDC #5086 Volunteers

Lloyd E. Beard  Photography

Mountain Brook Parks and Recreation

Norton’s Florist

Ridout’s Valley Chapel

Sentry Heating and Air Conditioning

Southern Label Company

Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church


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