In The National News


Patriotism gets a helping hand
Prescott Daily Courier
“We get donations (for the Healing Field® event), and we have enough for the field right now,” she said, so they were able to devote funds to buying flags for the fire departments”.

North Buncombe band headed to Pearl Harbor parade
Asheville Citizen-Times
They collected scrap metal and sold flags during a May Field of Honor® event — all leading to the Hawaii trip.

Veterans honored at the Healing Field®
Chicago Tribune
One thousand U.S. flags ripple in the brisk morning breeze on a football field at Metea Valley High School in Aurora, Ill

Field of Honor® pays tribute to area veterans
WGEM
In fact, there were 1,000 of them blowing in the breeze on Saturday as part of the Quincy Exchange Club’s Field of Honor®

Healing Field inspires reflection at Metea
Chicago Daily Herald
Metea Valley High School in Aurora is hosting a Healing Field® until Veterans Day with 1,000 flags to honor those who have served.

Metea Valley High School Honors US Veterans with The Healing Field
Chicago Tribune
1,000 American flags fly in honor of our veterans at MVHS from November 4-11. The community is invited to purchase a flag in honor of loved ones.

13th Annual Healing Field® in Sandy UT
Deseret News

Field of Honor® – Cody, Wy
KULR

American flags fly in honor of military members at Castaways Park
Daily Pilot

Annual Field of Honor – Opening Ceremony is May 10
Fayetteville Observer
The annual Field of Honor is on display as hundreds of American flags are added to the front lawn of the Airborne & Special Operations Museum

Field of Flags will honor veterans
Mtjulietnews
Honoring America’s Flag. This is the second year this event has been conducted.

Kaneland High School to host Healing Field
Elburn Herald
The Healing Field will take place Friday, May 23, until Tuesday, May 27

Flags support Heritage Museum
Cody Enterprise
Marge Wilder, president of the Cody Heritage Museum Board, recently receives a check for $20,000 from the Field of Honor Committee

Thousand flags coming to Merced College Merced Sun-Star
The first “Field of Honor” is planned Nov. 3-11, recognizing veterans, active duty military and first responders.

Child advocacy center receives $5000 donation
(WEAU) – A child advocacy center will be able to build a new bathroom thanks to the fundraising efforts from the Field of Honor.

2013 Field of Flags honor those who serve
Muncie Free Press
MUNCIE, IN – Navy veteran Dave Bantz is one of those people who honors the flag and understands the meaning of war. “I believe in war if it is a reason to control those who take anyway our freedom,” said Bantz, who served in Korea.

Utah Healing Field Memorial honors 9/11 victims
ABC 4
Utah Healing Field Memorial honors 9/11 victims. SANDY, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) – Rain couldn’t dampen the spirits of people who attended the Utah Healing Field 9/11 Memorial Wednesday evening.

Bell tower honors veterans, loved ones
Hunting Herald Dispatch
The Spring Hill Cemetery Memorial Bell, Tower which has been more that 13 years in the making, was dedicated during a sunset-lit ceremony in conjunction with Huntington’s Healing Field and national Patriot Day at the cemetery.

Memorial events in Valley salute 9/11′s fallen
Arizona Republic

Flags fly for those who sacrificed
The Daily News of Newburyport
NEWBURYPORT — A man made sea of red, white and blue flowed across the Bartlet Mall.

Photo gallery: Healing Field display remembers 9/11
Deseret News
The Healing Field Flag Display is up and waving on the grass promenade south of Sandy City Hall

Tempe Beach Park’s Healing Field remembers 9/11 victims
AZFamily
TEMPE — Nearly 3,000 American flags have been placed throughout Tempe Beach Park

Prescott Valley Tribune

Flags to fly Saturday at completed Healing Field

North Kingsville to again host Healing Field display

The Star Beacon – Large section of Greenlawn Memory Gardens in North Kingsville will be awash in red, white and blue in a few weeks when the Healing Field of Honor makes …

PV councilwoman announces plans for 2nd Healing Field®

Prescott Daily Courier – Town Councilwoman Mary Mallory announced plans Thursday for the second Healing Field honoring the victims of Sept.

Texas City Healing Field® brings home the impact of drunken driving
Houston Chronicle – For the last few years, Jeff Kaufman has been helping the Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol set up the sea of flags it displays for its annual Healing Field® presentation. “I have very mixed feelings when I work with them,” said Kaufman, who helps

Flags fly to commemorate victims of drunk driving
TEXAS CITY, Texas – A Texas City field is filled with flags this week. But all the red, white and blue has nothing to do with patriotism.

Field of Honor® marks Veterans Day in Naperville
Visitors can express patriotism, gratitude for troops

Veterans Day memorial ceremony draws crowd to Rotary Hill
Threatening skies couldn’t keep a crowd of about 750 people from turning out for Naperville’s Veterans Day

Murrieta Field of Honor® Celebrates Local Heroes
Murrieta’s fourth annual Field of Honor® at Town Square Park kicked off Sunday.

Healing Field® wraps up Sept. 11
HUNTINGTON — The Healing Field® at Spring Hill Cemetery will conclude with a somber ceremony of remembrance at 6:30 p.m. on Patriot Day, Tuesday, Sept. 11.

Hayward-Lac Courte Oreilles Healing Field® signifies strength, common ground
The Hayward area will soon have its first Healing Field® when the Boys and Girls Club of Lac Courte Oreilles hosts the Hayward-Lac Courte Oreilles Healing Field® flag display to pay tribute to the strength and common ground of the community.

‘Field of Honor® spurs the emotion of a community
A lone flag fluttering in the breeze can stir the emotions. A field of 500 flags, fluttering in unison, can stir a community.

Carpentersville wins state awards for patriotic projects
Carpentersville has secured not one, but two Governor’s Hometown Awards for a pair of events related to the 2001 terrorist attacks.

Prescott Valley Healing Field marks fateful date
The First Annual Healing Field® touches hearts in Prescott Valley, AZ

Tempe’s Healing Field memorial honors 9/11 victims
Volunteers set up nearly 3,000 American flags Sunday morning for the annual Healing Field® memorial in Tempe

Club hands out $42K to Non-Profits
The Butte Exchange Club’s second Field of Honor® raised $42,000 this year — $2,000 more than the inaugural event last year.

Flag for Chief Segars, Healing Field® in Questa
Memorial Day 2012, Healing Field® in Questa, NM. An American flag flies in the Vietnam section for Chief David Segars, US Navy Veteran. Rest in Peace, David. …

Heroes on display in Jackson Township
Heroes on display in Jackson Township. …

Bills Daily Newscast: Roadwork and Flags
From Road work to flags the Yavapai County continues to advance. …

‘Field of Honor®’ in Cody
In early June volunteers gathered to post 800 hundred United States flags for Cody’s Field of Honor® flag display hosted by the Cody Heritage Museum. …

‘Field of Honor®’ next week in Cody
No fewer than 800 American flags will fly June 11-17 at the Park County Complex on Stampede Avenue. …

Honor your hero This Memorial Day
The fourth annual Healing Field® – Flags of Remembrance will take place Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28, and is presented by the Murfreesboro Noon Exchange Club. …

Heroes honored at Memorial Day ceremonies
Memorial Day weekend is a time to remember those who’ve made the supreme sacrifice, and so at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, an annual Memorial Day program will be held at Stones River National Battlefield. …

Memorial Day parades and ceremonies
Starts at 10 a.m. Monday at the Early Childhood Center, 1 Ralph Hamlin Lane. After turning onto Washington Street, the marchers will proceed to the war monument and memorial, where services will be held. …

Community memorial born of unflagging effort
A Memorial Day tradition in Westerville started as a spark in the mind of a Rotary Club member. …

Supervisors agree to help fund Healing Field® flag project
The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors agreed Monday to throw $1,000 behind a 9/11 memorial flag project in Prescott Valley but tabled a proposal to support a historic preservation conference to be held in Prescott. …

NC Field of Honor salutes soldiers and veterans
The North Carolina Field of Honor® will open after a dedication ceremony on the parade grounds of the Airborne and Special Operations Museum in Fayetteville Saturday at 11 a.m. …

Remembering their service — and their sacrifice
You are invited to attend Memorial Day services at the Victory Union Cemetery at 9:30 a.m. Monday, May 28. …

Honor your hero This Memorial Day
The fourth annual Healing Field® – Flags of Remembrance will take place Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28, and is presented by the Murfreesboro Noon Exchange Club. …

More than a display of flags
For the fourth year, more than 2,500 American flags will fill the Westerville Sports Complex to honor military and personal heroes on Memorial Day weekend, May 25-28. …

Walgreens clerk proud of year as American
Their flag, one of many Memorial Day Field of Honor® flags sponsored for any good reason, recognized her family’s US citizenship, while neighboring flags honored a person, persons or cause. Some were sponsored as simply “Anonymous.” …

Field of Honor® Pays Tribute to Past and Present Veterans
Hundreds showed up Saturday to walk among the rows of full-sized Old Glory prominently displayed on the Airborne & Special Operations Museum’s parade field …

Field of Honor® opens at the Airborne & Special Operations Museum
More than 900 American flags lining the parade field at the Airborne & Special Operations Museum honor those who served, those still serving, those who sacrificed their lives and those still missing …

Flags to fly in honor of heroes
The pathway to healing and hope will be outlined in red, white and blue later this month. Nearly 1000 US flags will be planted in the township Safety Center’s front lawn during the Memorial Day weekend, May 25 to 28, as part of the inaugural Field of …

Field of Honor® planned for Eagle
The sixth annual Field of Honor® will be hosted by the City of Eagle. It will be held from May 19th through the 29th at Merrill Park. Flags may be purchased for $30 dollars per flag …

Lonestar Frontman to Lead Healing Field® Closing Ceremonies
Richie McDonald, lead singer of the band Lonestar, will be performing during the closing ceremonies for the Healing Field® – Flags of Remembrance, on Memorial Day, May 28 …

Order flags for Cohasset Field of Honor®
Wicked Local Cohasset
For $25 individual flags may be sponsored in memory of family or friends honored. Checks should be made payable to the Sons of the American Legion with a …

Flags to cover Park County Complex June 11
Cody Enterprise
The grounds of the Park County Complex on Stampede Avenue will be the site of Wyoming’s first “Field of Honor®” display June 11-17. Hundreds of American …

Field of Honor® – Proud to be an American
St. Mary’s Bryantown School is hosting the Second Annual, Field of Honor, a very special community event. The Field of Honor® is not only a tribute to our Veterans, but also…

‘Field of Heroes’ coming to Jackson
Canton Repository
The lawn across from the Safety Center will be turned into a “Field of Heroes” this Memorial Day weekend. The Rotary Club of Jackson Township is organizing an event that will display as many as 1000 American flags, each flying from …

Billings Healing Field® to remember 9/11
KTVQ Billings News
The Healing Field® hosted by Billings Exchange Clubs for the second year in a row to reflect on the attacks that changed our lives 10 years ago this weekend. Flags can be seen on the campus of MSU B’s College of Technology. The 3 X5″, 8ft tall flags are …

West Michigan Healing Field® now open
Wood TV8
As the nation prepares to remember the somber anniversary of 9/11, there is a local place where you can honor the victims of those terrorist attacks.

Photos: Tempe Healing Field® – 9/11 survivor shares her powerful story
AZFamily
It’s called the Healing Field® and it is a sight to see. Eight years ago, there were about 40 volunteers setting up those flags. Friday morning, some 200 people gathered at Tempe Beach Park to plant the 8-foot tall flags, each one with a card carrying a …

Making a place of remembrance
Northwest Herald
The flags, neatly erected in rows, make up a 9/11 Memorial Healing Field®, and each one represents someone who died as a result of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. The flags were obtained, assembled and set up by volunteers led by Christopherson …

Hanover Exchange Club to host events this weekend to mark Sept. 11
Gettysburg Times
The Exchange Club of Hanover will host a 10-year 9/11 Memorial Healing Field® from Sept. 9-12, at the West Manheim Elementary School, 2400 Baltimore Pike, Hanover. The event will feature 3000 3- by 5- foot. American flags on 8-foot poles to commemorate …

‘Healing Field®’ ceremony honors 9/11 victims
Elmira Star-Gazette
A “Healing Field®” opening ceremony will be held at 6:30 pm today on the St. Mary Our Mother Church property on Westinghouse Road in Horseheads. The Healing Field® is a national effort to remember the victims and heroes of Sept. …

9/11: ‘Healing Field®’ in Tempe spurs recovery, reflection
AZ Central.com
In Tempe, the focus will be on healing. For the eighth year, a Healing Field® will be set up at Tempe Beach Park, featuring 3000 full-size American flags and placards with information on each victim of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. …

Feature photos: Exchange Club post flags in the Healing Field®
Billings Gazette
Members of the Breakfast Exchange Club post flags in the Healing Field® on the Montana State University College of Technology campus early Thursday, September 8, 2011. The location will be the site of a dedication of the 9-11 memorial on Sunday at 2 pm …

Healing Field® Reminds Billings of 9/11
KULR-TV
By Kenneth Wong BILLINGS – A field of red, white, and blue aims to remind Billings residents on the horrors of Sept. 11th. This is the second year for the Billings Healing Field®, and this is the first time the Healing Field® display was hosted on the …

Healing Field®
WOOD-TV
The Rockford Area Community Endowment hosts the 2011 West Michigan Healing Field®, a 9/11 flag memorial where you will behold a beautiful display of 3200 US flags. This display of heroism will fly as a temporary patriotic tribute to the …

9/11 Remembrances Begin Around The Area
1330 WFIN
One of the regions largest tributes, the Findlay Healing Field® Memorial, will open tonight. Findlay Mayor Pete Sehnert will give his opening remarks at 6 pm The Healing Field® will be located at St. John?s Evangelical Lutheran Church on Tiffin Avenue.

Carpentersville’s Healing Field® Opens Today
Patch.com
This year’s field will have 2976 flags flying in Carpenter Park, 122 Carpenter Blvd. Healing Field® 2011-Carpentersville was organized by the Patriot Committee, a group of local volunteers whose mission is to provide resources and promote the vision …

Sept. 11 events in York County
York Daily Record
TEN YEAR 9/11 HEALING FIELD®, West Manheim Elementary School, 2000 Baltimore Pike, Hanover, 633-4890, noon Friday to noon Monday. Event will consist of 3000 3 ft. by 5 ft. flags. Current plans call for the flags to be set up starting at noon on Friday, …

NY Ladder 20 firefighter remembers 9/11
WANE
Almost 10 years later, he spent the day at the Healing Field® in Bryant in Jay County. There was a group of school-aged children at the Healing Field Wednesday. His message to them and others is to never take life for granted. …

Brent Hunsaker’s Reporter notebook – Healing from 9/11
ABC 4 (blog)
For ten years now, the Healing Field® in Sandy has remembered those killed on September 11th. Other cities have also developed their own Healing Field® with the help of the Colonial Flag Foundation. It is now an important part of remembrances nationwide. …

Utah sculptor memorializes hope in 9/11 tribute
Deseret News
With his 9/11 sculpture to be unveiled at the 10th annual Utah Healing Field® Memorial, Watts’ tribute to the tragedy does not speak to the despair of what was lost that fateful September day, but rather to the hope of what can be, and what is. …

NY Ladder 20 Firefighter remembers 9/11
Wane.com
NY Ladder 20 firefighter, Bob Barrett, speaks with school-aged children at the Healing Field® in Bryant, Ind. about 9/11.

Healing Field® assembled at Cannonsburg Ski Area
WZZM
The tenth anniversary of the September 11th attacks is this Sunday and West Michigan will remember with a special display called the Healing Field®. Tuesday night dozens of volunteers began assembling 3200 flags. Each flag represents a life lost …

Local events to mark 10th anniversary of 9/11 attacks
Muncie Star Press
The World Trade Center Traveling Memorial will be at Bearcreek Farms in Bryant Thursday through Sunday as part of a nine-day event called Midwest America Healing Field®. The Healing Field®, which began Sept. 2, is a display of about 2000 American flags …

Area September 11 anniversary events
FOX Toledo Online
The Findlay Exchange Club will be host to a 9/11 Healing Field® flag memorial where you will behold a beautiful display of hundreds of US flags. These 3ft X 5ft flags will stand 8 ft tall in perfect rows. This living display of heroism will fly as a …

Healing Field® returns to Billings for 9/11
Billings Gazette
Kris Koessl, right, and Rod Ostermiller set up a booth selling flags for the 9/11 Healing Field® at the Burn the Point car show at MetraPark on Saturday. The Healing Field®, featuring 1000 American flags, will be on display at the Montana State …

Healing Field® to help teach about 9/11
WOOD-TV
This year, his students are set to visit the West Michigan Healing Field®, a transformed Cannonsburg Ski Area where thousands of flags will represent the lives lost. Biographies will be attached to each flag. Organizers with the Healing Field®, …

Healing Field® honors victims of 9/11
East Valley Tribune
His inspiration is the response from visitors each year who come to visit the Healing Field®. “I got involved about three years ago as a volunteer to help set up,” Poisson said. “I heard they needed volunteers. Once I did it once, and it is extremely …

Visitors remember 9/11 at Healing Field®
WANE
BRYANT, Ind. – The Midwest American Healing Field® has had a great turnout, since it opened on Friday. The Healing Field® is located east of Bryant, in Jay County. It honors those who lost their lives on 9/11, and all the service men and women who …

Weather Delays Trail Dedication
WOWK
In addition to the dedication, the Healing Field® is a temporary tribute to those who died on 9/11. The field includes 3000 flags to honor the lives lost in the terrorist attacks. For more information visit Paul Ambrose Trail. …

Volunteers prepare flags for Healing Field® 9/11 Memorial
Chicago Sun-Times
The flags will be part of the 10th anniversary Healing Field® in Carpentersville. | Andrew A. Nelles~For Sun-Times Media | CARPENTERSVILLE — Dozens of volunteers gathered outside of Otto Engineering on Sunday to assemble some 1300 American flags in …v