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WWI Memorial–Join us for a live broadcast of the First Colors Ceremony on April 16

This event may be of interest to our members.

Join us for a live broadcast of the inaugural raising of the flag of the United States of America over the National WWI Memorial in Washington, D.C. featuring award-winning actor Gary Sinise.

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Join us for a live broadcast of
the First Colors Ceremony on April 16

With less than a month to go, we are counting down the days until we raise the Flag of the United States of America for the first time over the newly constructed National WWI Memorial in Washington, DC.  We are honored to celebrate this momentous occasion with each of you via live broadcast on April 16. 


Please click on the video below to hear more from our host, Award-Winning Actor, Gary Sinise.

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Have you registered for the First Colors Ceremony? Click here to register.

For questions, please contact Lauren Hancock at 202.719.8063 or events@worldwar1centennial.org


Virtual Veterans panel – How should Canada commemorate our post-Korean War military efforts? / Discussion virtuelle avec des vétérans – Comment le Canada devrait-il commémorer ses efforts militaires après la guerre de Corée?

This webinar may be of interest to members.

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Canada’s impressive service in the First and Second World Wars shaped our country in many ways. However, the conclusion of these conflicts was definitely not the end of Canadian service members’ achievements and sacrifices at home and around the world.

These military efforts in more recent decades have been different than those that defined the first half of the 20th century. But how should this wide array of often lesser-known duties best be recognized and commemorated?

Join us for an approximately one-hour exploration of this subject at 1:00 pm ET on 19 March 2021. Our virtual panel will feature three Canadian Armed Forces Veterans sharing their personal reflections: Lieutenant-General (ret’d) Lloyd Campbell, Lieutenant-Colonel (ret’d) Chris Hutt and Sergeant (ret’d) Geneviève Gauthier.

Don’t miss out – sign up by March 15 to take part. Simply reply to this message [email address vac.education-education.acc@canada.ca] to register. Please indicate in your response whether you wish to watch in English or French. As well, please include any questions you’d like the panelists to answer and we will do our best to incorporate them into the session.

If you are not able to watch this event live, it will also be available for subsequent viewing to fit your own schedule. Please share this message with your network or anyone you think would appreciate the opportunity to watch this interesting discussion.

Thank you,
Veterans Affairs Canada



Les importants efforts militaires du Canada lors de la Première et de la Seconde Guerre mondiale ont défini notre pays de nombreuses façons. Cependant, la fin de ces conflits ne fut certainement pas la fin des réalisations et des sacrifices de nos hommes et femmes en uniforme, que ce soit au pays ou à l’étranger.

Ces efforts militaires au cours des récentes décennies ont été différents à bien des égards de ceux qui ont caractérisé la première moitié du 20e siècle. Mais de quelles façons ces nombreux efforts militaires moins connus devraient-ils être soulignés et commémorés?

Joignez-vous à nous afin d’explorer ce sujet pour une séance d’environ une heure, le 19 mars 2021 à 13 h (heure de l’Est). Trois vétérans des Forces armées canadiennes, le Lieutenant-général (à la retraite) Lloyd Campbell, le Lieutenant-colonel (à la retraite) Chris Hutt et la Sergente (à la retraite) Geneviève Gauthier partageront leurs réflexions lors de cette discussion virtuelle.

Ne manquez pas cette occasion! Inscrivez-vous avant le 15 mars pour y participer. Vous n’avez qu’à répondre à ce courriel (à l’adresse vac.education-education.acc@canada.ca) pour vous inscrire. Veuillez indiquer, dans votre réponse, si vous préférez visionner la discussion en français ou en anglais. Vous pouvez aussi ajouter des questions à soumettre à nos invités et nous tenterons d’en inclure lors de la séance.

Si vous n’êtes pas en mesure de visionner cet événement en direct, la discussion sera également offerte après la diffusion, pour vous permettre de la visionner au moment qui vous conviendra. Veuillez partager ce message avec les gens de votre réseau et à toute autre personne qui souhaiterait prendre part à cette discussion intéressante.

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INVITATION: Join us for a Live Broadcast of the World War I Memorial First Colors Ceremony

This event next week may be of interest to some of our members.

Join us for a live broadcast of the inaugural raising of the flag of the United States of America over the National WWI Memorial in Washington, D.C. featuring award-winning actor Gary Sinise.


Invitation to the First Colors Ceremony on April 16, 2021 at 10am Eastern

“Teaching & Learning WWI in 2021” WEBINAR VIDEO is posted

This recording may be of interest to some of our members or with any contacts our members may have in local schools.

Webinar poster: Strategies for teaching and learning about WWI in 2021
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The Webinar
is Posted for Viewing and Sharing:

An insightful hour for  EDUCATORS… and LEARNERS:
Held on Friday, February 26, 2021, 1pm EST

We assembled a group of educators from different parts of the US to explore issues of teaching WWI in the 2021 classroom and community environment, presented from a real-world practical perspective:

  • How teachers are adapting in teaching social studies, during the Pandemic
  • How do differing State standards affect strategies for teaching WWI
  • Practical approaches, best practices, and integration ideas when teaching WWI
  • Educational community engagement through WWI field explorations

We also reviewed some of the EdTech (Education Technology) tools created by the US World War I Centennial Commission and the Doughboy Foundation during and after the Centennial of WWI.

  • A WWI Education Resource Website on a USB drive for download
  • A 100-page electronic WWI Genealogy Research Guide
  • Smartphone Apps that bring the new National WWI Memorial into classrooms

The webinar is now posted and available for viewing and sharing by clicking the button below. This includes links to many resources and downloads, plus a bonus download:
“WWI History in 20-pages”.

View The Webinar

Brought to you by the Doughboy Foundation

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Funding for this webinar was provided by The Doughboy Foundation.

To support the continuation of our webinar series and other educational programming and resources, please click the button below.


For questions about the Doughboy Foundation, please contact Halsey Hughes at halsey.hughes@doughboy.org .

Canada Remembers CAF Around the World / Le Canada se souvient des FAC autour du monde

This webinar on Monday may be of interest to many of our members.

On February 22, please join Veterans Affairs Canada online to learn about a vision on the future of remembrance and recognition in Canada.

The virtual event will feature the Minister of Veterans Affairs, Dr Lee Windsor and Captain (ret’d) Hélène Le Scelleur who will outline how this new approach will better serve the Veteran community.

In the coming months, Veterans and members of the public will be consulted on this new strategy to give valuable input on how we can all best recognize and commemorate Canada’s military, peacekeeping and humanitarian missions.

Sign up to ensure you don’t miss out:


Don’t have zoom? The event will also be hosted on Facebook Live – Veterans Affairs Canada.