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BELL GUARD PROFILE: JEAN TAYLOR

JEAN TAYLOR DURING HER SERVICE AS A DIETICIAN WITH THE US AIR FORCE Jean Taylor is not one to stand still for long. After a career that included service in the Air Force Medical Specialist Corps and 25 years at St. Anthony Hospital, she takes part in many organizations’ activities. On any given day you […]

HONOR BELL EXHIBIT UNVEILED AT ROCKY MOUNTAIN REGIONAL VA MEDICAL CENTER

FOUNDATION EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MICHELLE MALLIN AND EAGLE SCOUT CANDIDATE SAM WELLS OF TROOP 324 UNVEIL THE HONOR BELL MODEL AT THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN REGIONAL VA MEDICAL CENTER AS KHRISTIE BARKER AND KEITH HARMON OF THE VA LOOK ON. THE MODEL IS PART OF AN EXHIBIT ABOUT THE HONOR BELL.We gathered with friends, supporters, veterans, VA […]

STORYTELLERS: THE HONOR BELL TOLLS FOR THE FALLEN AND ITS FOUNDER

9News’ Noel Brennan shares the story of the Honor Bell and its impact on veterans, vets’ families, and what it meant to the Honor Bell Foundation’s co-founder, Lou Olivera. Brennan’s story also addresses the crisis of PTS and of veteran suicide, a year after Olivera’s death. Watch the story here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9T9OhJIx_c

HONORING ALL SERVICEMEMBERS WHO ARE NO LONGER WITH US

This Memorial Day, we honor all service men and women who have passed away. Since the founding of our country, millions of its citizens have served in war and in peace, securing the liberties we all enjoy. Take a moment to think about the family members, friends, and others you have known who served and […]

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 […]

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. […]