St. Nicholas Cathedral was dedicated as the National War Memorial Shrine of the Orthodox Church in America in 1963. This page is dedicated to preserving the memory of veterans of the armed forces of the United States from Orthodox parishes throughout the country. To have your veteran included, please email the following information, in the order shown, to firstname.lastname@example.org:
- Name of Home Parish, Location of Home Parish
- Full Name of Veteran, Rank, Branch of Service, Status (Active Duty, Reserve Duty, Retired) Years of Service, Wartime Service, Awards for Valor, Deceased/KIA/MIA
- St. John Antiochian Orthodox Church, Memphis, TN
- Taylor, James Murray Jr, 1LT, USAAF, 1942-1946, Combat pilot with the 75th Fighter Squadron (Flying Tiger Sharks), 23rd Fighter Group Flying Tigers, China, 1944. Prisoner of War, 1944-1945. Orthodox since 1985.
Please include the words "VETERANS" in the subject line of all emails. Attach a digital photo (jpeg format) if you like. Address all hardcopy correspondence to Veterans Memorial Coordinator, Saint Nicholas Cathedral, 3500 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20007.
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