Help honor state’s veterans

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Dear Editor,

HJR5 was passed by both houses of the Alabama Legislature, and signed by Gov. Robert Bentley on Feb. 28, 2012, establishing the Alabama Legislature Medal of Honor, honoring all Alabama Wounded Warriors, Disabled Veterans and family members of those who made the ultimate sacrifice, covering all conflicts and wars.

Alabama is nationally recognized as a patriotic state, flying the American flag and honoring our veterans for the positive impact they’ve had on our nation. The Honoring Our Heroes program is part of the ASF Foundation’s ommitment to teach Alabama student-athletes good citizenship by highlighting the sacrifices made by others to keep our country a free and safe society.

The ASF Foundation will present the Alabama Legislature Medal of Honor to all attending honorees on Fri., June 22, 2012, at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Arena. The medal ceremony will be televised live statewide.

Online registration for receiving the Alabama Legislature Medal of Honor is now available at For more information, please contact the ASF Foundation at 1-800-467-0422. Please help us communicate the opportunity all eligible Alabama veterans and their families have to be honored and receive the Alabama Legislature Medal of Honor.


Chris Wilkins

Communications Director

ASF Foundation