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Honoring Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day 2019

May 27th, 2019


This Memorial Day, we honor and remember the heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our nation. Heroes like USMC Staff Sergeant Chad Simon, Navy Lieutenant J. Wesley Van Dorn, and Navy Petty Officer First Class George Casher, Jr.

Our freedoms are achieved thanks to these heroes, and countless others like them, who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. We also acknowledge the Gold Star families left behind and their experiences of loss. View highlights from these families, and learn about their fallen heroes below.

Regina Sather Remembers USMC Staff Sergeant Chad Simon (8/22/72-8/4/05)

Nicole Van Dorn and Jaxton Wesley Preston Remember Navy Lieutenant J Wesley Van Dorn (2/19/84-1/8/14)

Ramonda Anderson and George Thomas Casher Remember Navy Petty Officer First Class George Casher Jr. (11/3/78-8/24/08)

We are remembering and honoring these heroes through our Snowball Express initiative, which serves the families of fallen military heroes through year-round support, resources and events that create a community to learn, grow and make lasting memories with new friends.

Watch highlights from the 2018 Snowball Express Holiday trip to Disney World below:

Learn more about Snowball Express