The National Veterans Shrine and Register of Honor at the American Village was dedicated on Monday, February 17, 2014.
Hallowed ground from battlefields around the world was enshrined beneath the exterior statue of Liberty Uniting the Colonies. University of Alabama Army and Air Force ROTC cadets were honored to assist in the enshrinement ceremony. Presenting the twenty-nine boxes were Senator Jeff Sessions, Congressman Spencer Bachus and Dr. Annettte Shelby. Receiving the soils were members of the American Village Citizenship Trust Board of Trustees and the dedication ceremony platform party.
The National Veterans Shrine is open Monday - Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. as a part of our public tour.
Honor the veterans in your family by inclusion in the Veterans Register of Honor
We invite veterans, their families, and friends to visit www.veteransregisterofhonor.com and learn how they can without charge, register biographical sketches of Alabama’s and America's veterans and active members of the United States Armed Forces. Individuals can also upload up to five photographs and three videos. The Register of Honor is housed in the new National Veterans Shrine. Click on the link below to visit the website and register your veteran or active member of the United States Armed Forces.
We offer a free downloadable PDF that will provide an outline of the information that may be included in the Register of Honor. This guide will help you have all the data you need in one place before registering your veteran honoree.