May 23, 2023

VUMC Veterans Resource Group to observe Memorial Day with multiple activities

Several events are being hosted by VUMC’s Veteran’s Resource Group (VRG) in observance of Memorial Day.

The POW/MIA Table: A place setting for one, A table for all: May 24-30 | POW/MIA Tables remind us of those fallen, missing, or imprisoned U.S. Military Service Members. Three POW/MIA tables will be on display at VUMC’s Adult Hospital Cafeteria, MCJCH Food Court, and OHO Entrance.

Flag-raising Ceremony: The U.S. flag will be raised in honor of our nation’s heroes on Memorial Day at VUMC’s Adult Hospital Plaza (next to Panera), Monday, May 29, at 8 a.m. The event will be livestreamed via Teams. Join on your computer, mobile app or room device: Click here to join the meeting

Memorial Day Virtual Card: In honor of Memorial Day, the VRG collected words of recognition, remembrance, and reverence for our fallen service members and first responders. These stories are published on the VUMC Veterans Website.  Access link to the Memorial Day Virtual Card is at

Memorial Day Video: In 2020, VUMC Veterans created a short video with a few staff describing what Memorial Day means to them while honoring someone who gave the ultimate sacrifice while serving in any branch of the U.S. military, or as a First Responder. The video is available here: ​mp4 icon Memorial Day 2020 – Veterans Resource Group.mp4