You will also receive an invitation to the ceremony held each year on Veterans Day when your brick will be dedicated.
After the video is completed, a set of DVD's four are produced. We continue to have an open invitation to all veterans in the Greater Augusta area who served during World War II, Korean and Vietnam, since we have no deadline for completion of the project. Prior to sending the DVD to Washington, the volunteer will record ificant comments form the interview on a logging form, will complete a short background data sheet and include any photographs or personal documents for submission to the Library of Congress.
One goes to the veteran, one to the Library of Congress, and two will remain at Reese Library at Augusta University for current and future historical reference. You will be notified by mail when your brick is in place.
We will be happy to hear from interested individuals about any of these details by telephone or and welcome any suggestions beyone what has been done to date. It will take approximately 6 weeks for each brick to be inscribed and placed on the walkway.
If necessary, ricbmond veterans who have health issues are usually interviewed at home or in a health center. For more information, please call Elaine Benton at or her at archs gmail. Heroes Overlook at Riverwalk and 10th Street is a memorial honoring those men and women from our community who have been awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, the Distinguished Service Cross or the Navy Cross.
To date, we have veteran interviews from residents of Arizona 2Charleston, Charlotte, Atlanta and Augustq. In addition, we are still looking for interested individuals who would like to help with the interview process. To date we have interviewed over veterans of WWII and the Korean War by volunteer interviewers on both the Georgia side as well as in Aiken to include veterans living on either side of the Savannah River.
Congress in Octoberthe Veterans History Project involves collecting stories and experiences of escorts in oakham of all wars as part of a nationwide program tied to the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. Once a veteran is identified, and initial telephone contact is made to collect basic information regarding rrichmond service. Surrounding this memorial is a Memory Walkway with more than bricks inscribed with the names of loved ones, organizations and events to be honored and remembered.
A special committee has recently been formed to review all of the completed and up-coming videos to develop gichmond document of appropriate interviews that will become a publication sponsored by ARCHS. After appropriate research and preparation for a video recorded interview, the volunteer sets a date for the camera operation.