With Humility and Thanksgiving, We Remember

On Wednesday, November 22, 2017, the National Association of American Veterans, Inc. President and Chief Executive Officer, Constance A. Burns, attended the “Dedication to Our Fallen Comrades, Men and Women of Service” at the Armed Forces Retirement Home–Washington at 3700 North Capitol Street, NW, Washington, D.C. AFRH-W residents, staff, and guests were present at the Memorial Recognition Services of seven residents who represented the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard and who passed in October or November 2017 at the AFRH-W. Those attending and staff expressed gratitude for the seven Veterans for their services and dedication to our nation and to others residing at the Armed Forces Retirement Home–Washington. The seven Veterans honored served many years ago on active duty for the U.S. Armed Forces. The average age of the Veterans who passed was a little more than 89 years. The Memorial included the following Veterans:

 

 

George W. Brewer, Jr., United States Air Force

John A. Worsham, United States Coast Guard

Thomas W. Bartleman, United States Navy

Jeanne L. Beasley, United States Army

James H. Brown, United States Air Force, United States Army, United States Navy

Frank Nash, United States Army

Edward H. Woessner, United States Air Force

The program was presented by the AFRH chaplains with the closing remarks by Ronald Kartz, Chief, Resident Services at AFRH-Washington.