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IAVA : Go Silent on Memorial Day in Remembrance



This Memorial Day, go silent for the fallen.

On Monday, IAVA will head to hallowed ground. We’ll unite from Section 60 at Arlington National Cemetery to The Presidio overlooking the Pacific to remember all 6,442 Americans who have died in Iraq and Afghanistan. We’ll rededicate ourselves to support the families they have left behind. And we’ll pause in silence to honor their last full measure of devotion for our country.

Will you go silent for them? Sign the pledge to join IAVA in a national moment of silence at 12:01pm this Memorial Day.

Memorial Day should be a powerful, unified day of remembrance. In our community, our fallen brothers and sisters stand apart for their bravery and sacrifice. They were our battle buddies, our friends and our family—and we will carry their loss for a lifetime.

Pledge to go silent in their memory this Memorial Day. Text "SILENT" to 69866 for a reminder before the moment of silence, and then spread the word to your friends on Twitter and Facebook.

There is power in silence. No matter where you are this Memorial Day gather your friends and family to pause and reflect in honor of all Americans who have given their lives in defense of our country.

Thank you for standing with us.


Paul Rieckhoff
Founder and Executive Director
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

PS – Want to join us on the ground this Memorial Day? Bring your friends and family out for local ceremonies from Washington, D.C. to Chicago to San Francisco. Find one near you.


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