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HELP KEEP BELL HONORS GOING THIS WINTER

Chris Boyer, Assistant Director for the Honor Bell Foundation, talks about why your support is so important for veterans this winter: https://youtu.be/fQwGb48T7Lo

VOLUNTEER WITH THE BELL GUARD TODAY

Are you a Veteran who is looking for a way to continue your mission of service? Are you on active duty, but want to do more to recognize the sacrifice others have made for our country?  THE HONOR BELL WANTS YOU. Veteran and active-duty service members are the heart and soul of the Honor Bell. […]

VA EXPERIENCE TEAM HONORS THE HONOR BELL

On April 3rd, our Executive Director had the opportunity to present the Honor Bell to 25 members of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Veterans Experience Team. A certificate of appreciation for our work was presented by James Wartski, Executive Director of Veteran’s, Families, and Community Engagement and Dr. Lynda Davis, Chief Veterans Experience Officer. In […]

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 […]

HONOR BELL TOLLS AT 1,500TH FORT LOGAN SERVICE FOR NAVY VETERAN COUPLE

GERRY AND BILL MCKINLEY DURING THEIR TIME IN THE NAVY On March 29th the Honor Bell tolled at its 1500th Fort Logan National Cemetery funeral honoring Howard and Esther McKinley, both Navy veterans. Howard William “Bill” McKinley was born on September 25, 1917, in Prescott, Arizona and died at the age of 80 in Montrose […]

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 […]

A SPECIAL GOODBYE TO A FRIEND OF THE FOUNDATION

We were honored to help pay tribute to a long-time friend of the Foundation last week, Joe Annello. Joe was an early supporter of the Honor Bell, and donated his Prisoner of War flag to our color guard. His good friend, Hiroshi “Hershey” Miyamura, tolled the bell at the service. Hershey is a Medal Of […]

REMAINS OF UNCLAIMED VETERANS LAID TO REST

On October 24th we participated in the fifth unclaimed remains service organized by Vietnam Veterans of America #1071 at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver. The Colorado Patriot Guard Riders stood a flag line as the cremains of 14 servicemen were carried respectfully by VVA members from the hearse to the shelter for the ceremony. […]

VOLUNTEER WITH THE BELL GUARD

Are you a Veteran who is looking for a way to continue your mission of service? Are you on active duty, but want to do more to recognize the sacrifice others have made for our country?  THE HONOR BELL WANTS YOU. Veteran and active-duty service members are the heart and soul of the Honor Bell. […]