U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs has launched a new way for the public to pay tributes to veterans at the Veterans Legacy Memorial (VLM). The site, originally launched in 2019, contains a memorial page for each veteran and service member interred in a VA national cemetery.
VLM is an online memorial space managed by the National Cemetery Administration (NCA). NCA manages more than 140 national cemeteries as shrine spaces to honor our nation's veterans, and extends memorialization of the 3.7 million Veterans interred in those cemeteries to this digital memorial space by providing a VLM profile page for each Veteran.
Starting May 14, VLM will permit online visitors to leave a comment of tribute on a veteran’s page, introducing a new way to observe Memorial Day. The tribute allows visitors to voice memories and appreciation for a veteran’s service. All comments will be reviewed for appropriateness prior to being posted.