Military History Day

Come join us on Saturday June 12, 2021 for the EIGHTH annual living history day at the museum.

Relive history and see a large collection of WWII equipment and vehicles, re-enactor displays, Korean and Vietnam War displays.

Meet WWII veterans, 10:30am-noon.

Hosted by the American Military Heritage Museum.

Middletown Memorial Day Service

Marine Corps veteran Winsome Sears of Frederick County, who is running as a running for Virginia lieutenant governor in the Nov. 2 election, will be the keynote speaker at Middletown’s Memorial Day service at 1 p.m. Monday. There also will be a wreath-laying and posting of colors.

The event will be held in-person and streamed via Facebook live.

Healing Field of Honor

The Rotary Club of Winchester will honor loved ones, military veterans and first responders May 27 through Memorial Day at the Healing Field of Honor on the front campus of Handley High School. As many as a thousand American flags will stand in solemn tribute.

The opening ceremony, set for 6 p.m., May 27, will feature a “low and slow” C-17 flyover and parachuting skydivers. Seating is limited, so bring your own chair if you wish. Flags may be purchased onsite for $40. There is no cost to visit the Healing Field of Honor.

The closing ceremony will be 3 p. m. Monday, May 31. Keynote speaker is Ken Falks, founder of Boulder Crest Retreat for wounded soldiers in Bluemont.