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National Unveiling, Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.

National Unveiling Ceremony Open to the Public

Thursday, September 7, 2017  -  10am 

The Tribute Towers will be placed between the Lincoln Memorial and the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool.   

Gold Star family members are especially welcome and will be recognized during the 45-minute ceremony.  

For those who have difficulty standing or walking, we suggest bringing a collapsible wheelchair.


Lunch will be provided for Gold Star Family members.  

After lunch, families may ride the charter buses to:

     1)  Arlington Cemetery for time at Section 60

     2)  Hear the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Briefing  

     3)  Fort Myer for a Caisson Barn Tour

Charter buses have been reserved to provide transportation for Gold Star family members (staying at the three designated hotels below) to the Lincoln Memorial, lunch, Arlington, Fort Myer, and back to the hotels.


Gold Star Family Members - Please RSVP by August 25th

Because of the level of interest, we want to ensure we have an adequate number of buses for family members attending the event.  Please RSVP with the names of those attending and the name of your Fallen loved one.

An itinerary will be emailed September 1st to those who have registered.   



Three hotels in D.C. have saved a block of rooms for Gold Star families.  

Capital Hilton, 1001 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036


Block under the name of:  Remembering Our Fallen until August 9th

September 6th & 7th (for additional nights, ask for rate when you call)

King/Queen - Single/Double: $159.00;  Triple Occupancy: $184.00; Quad: $209.00 

If questions, please contact:


Hilton Garden Inn, 815 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC  20005


Block under the name of:  Patriotic Productions until August 7th

Rates for King/Queen; Each additional person $20

September 6 & 7:  $199.00

September 8, 9, & 10:  $149.00

If questions, please contact: or call 202-521-1607


Embassy Suites By Hilton, 900 10th Street, NW, Washington, DC  20001

202-639-4355 / Link Preferred:

Block under the name of:  Patriotic Productions until August 13th

September 6-10:  $179.00

If questions, please contact: or call 202-719-1599