The Indianapolis National POW/MIA Recognition Day Ceremony, led annually by the Indianapolis POW/MIA Council, Inc., will be held Friday, September 16, 2022, 12:00 p.m., at the Indiana War Memorial, 55 East Michigan Street. The sacrifices of the service members who were prisoners of war and those who remain missing in action, will be honored and […]
The Indiana War Memorials Foundation is proud to offer the Bricks of Honor Program. Since 2012 the Bricks of Honor program has provided a way for the Indiana community – both local and national – to give a lasting tribute that honors the service and memory of an individual American veteran. The bricks are installed […]
Circle of Lights: Meet the crew from the IBEW 481 who bring holiday magic to Indianapolis every year!
The Circle of Lights has been one of Indianapolis’ favorite holiday traditions for decades. The tradition is possible thanks to the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 481 (IBEW) volunteer electricians and Downtown Indy, Inc. whose hard work create this magical experience for Hoosiers every year. Throughout the month of December people flock from all over […]
20th Anniversary of 9/11: A Reflection on our Nation’s Resolve and Resiliency Most of us vividly remember the exact moment, nearly 20 years ago, when we learned about the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Greg Hess had just walked in from a shift at the fire department. His dad called […]
Over the coming months, we’re highlighting our staff at the Indiana War Memorials. Our dedicated team is passionate about honoring Hoosier veterans and sharing their stories of valor and sacrifice. With that in mind, it seems only fitting that our first staff feature is on Collections Manager Jennifer Watson. Jennifer came to us in May […]