The Highground honors all who have served in times of conflict and in times of peace. All veterans of any era have, at one point in their life, wrote a blank check made payable to ‘The United States if America,’ for an amount up to and including their life.
All names from Korea to present are read at The Highground, out loud with the toll of the replica Liberty Bell. (20,000+ individual names are read on Memorial Day and Veterans Day.) At several events a representative group of names are read with those attending answering “Present” on their behalf. The Highground does not let our fallen go in silence. Please see this page for more information.
Loyalty Day is observed on May 1 in the United States. It is a day set aside for the reaffirmation of loyalty to the United States and for the recognition of the heritage of American freedom. Continue reading →
Many men and women who have bravely served our country are sadly left with painful memories they wish they didn’t have. In many cases, veterans turn to drugs and alcohol as a way to deal with these thoughts, especially Continue reading →
VVMF’s In Memory program honors Vietnam veterans whose lives were cut short as a result of their service in Vietnam, but are not eligible for inscription on The Wall under Department of Defense guidelines. In Memory is a way that Continue reading →
Once again, Maggie Mae & Heartland Country Band put on a fantastic show to benefit the Highground! The concert took place on Sat. April 8th at the beautiful Pittsville Performing Arts Foundation Auditorium in Pittsville. The show captivated Continue reading →