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HONOR BELL TOLLED TO HONOR KOREAN WAR ARMISTICE

On the 25th the Honor Bell tolled as part of a ceremony to commemorate the 67th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice & the 24th anniversary of the dedication of the Korean War monument in Colo. Springs. The tolling party comprised David Earp, Joe Dempsey & Larry Peterson.

THE MEANING OF THE HONOR BELL’S SEVEN SOLEMN TOLLS

AT EACH FUNERAL OR MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR A VETERAN, THE BELL GUARD TOLLS THE HONOR BELL SEVEN TIMES. THE BELL IS TOLLED SEVEN TIMES, WITH SEVEN SECONDS BETWEEN EACH TOLL. THE SEVEN TOLLS REPRESENT THE MANY STAGES IN A VETERAN’S LIFE. EACH TOLL HAS A SPECIFIC MEANING: THE HONOR BELL BEING TOLLED AT A SERVICE […]