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JOIN US TO TOLL THE HONOR BELL

While we have a corps of “regulars” tolling the Honor Bell as part of the Bell Guard, we also welcome any veteran who has an interest in tolling the bell to do so. This past week we welcomed US Army veteran Terri Clinton as part of a tolling party. Clinton is Vice President of the […]

WHAT THE HONOR BELL MEANS TO TERI RALSTON

While we have a corps of “regulars” tolling the Honor Bell as part of the Bell Guard, we also welcome any veteran who has an interest in tolling the bell to do so. This past week we welcomed US Army veteran Terri Clinton as part of a tolling party. Clinton is Vice President of the […]

TRACY TURNER RETIRES AS DIRECTOR OF BELL HONORS

TRACY TURNER INSPECTING THE HONOR BELL PRIOR TO A BELL HONORS SERVICE FOR UNCLAIMED VETERAN REMAINS IN 2018. Tracy Turner, the Honor Bell Foundation’s first Director of Bell Honors, retired today. Turner, a 24-year Navy veteran, was selected by the foundation’s late founder Louis Olivera to serve in this critical position. Turner came to the […]

SOMETIMES A DOG MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE

CHRIS BOYER WITH NOODLE, AND RIC PAYNE WITH JACK, ON A RECENT AFTERNOON AT FORT LOGAN NATIONAL CEMETERY WITH THE HONOR BELL. We’ve recently had a couple of four-legged friends join us as honorary Bell Guard members. Please meet Noodle and Jack, and their humans, Chris and Ric. CHRIS BOYER AND NOODLE For the last […]

THE HONOR BELL AND VETERANS COURTS

The Honor Bell Foundation has partnered with several Colorado judicial districts who operate veterans courts. These are a type of problem-solving court designed to serve justice-involved military and former-military members with substance abuse and mental health needs through intensive supervision and treatment. Veterans courts provide support, advocacy, and mentorship to increase the veteran’s chance of […]

ANOTHER VETERAN FAMILY TOLLS THE HONOR BELL

At Fort Logan National Cemetery’s monthly ceremony on February 9th our Belladier was Caleb Crawley, active duty US Army. He tolled with his father, veteran Mike Crawley and our veteran Bell Guards Paddy McCutchon, Larry Close and Greg Kuhn. Pictured here are Caleb, Debbie and Mike Crawley. The Crawleys are also members of our good […]

HONORING A NAVY VET WITH SUNSHINE AND CEREMONY

The day began with a blizzard, but the sun came out just in time for US Navy veteran Paul Reeves to be laid to rest. Mr. Reeves passed at age 93 with no family, but an intrepid group of volunteers from Patriot Guard Riders and Honor Bell Foundation came to stand and honor him.  The […]

SEE US ON 9NEWS’ COLORADO AND COMPANY TOMORROW AT 11AM

Honor Bell Foundation will appear on Colorado & Company tomorrow at 11am with John Horan from Horan & McConaty and a representative from the  All Veterans Honor Guard.  We will be discussing Operation Honor Guard, which funds honor guards across the country. Please consider making a donation to Horan & McConaty’s Denver Days of Giving to […]

TRACY TURNER JOINS THE FOUNDATION AS DIRECTOR OF BELL HONORS

Tracy Turner has been named as the Director of Bell Honors for the Honor Bell Foundation. Turner’s role includes coordinating Bell Guard details for Bell Honors missions, recruiting veterans and active-duty service members for the Bell Guard, and ensuring that all Bell Honors are conducted with dignity, honor, and respect. Recently retired from the US […]