Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #7103 has received
numerous questions as to how families could honor their
family member’s military service even if they were not
residents of Athens or Henderson County at the time of
their service. In answer to these questions members of
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #7103 in Athens has
approved the construction of an “Honor
Wall” where members of VFW Post #7103 and members of
the Athens community may honor the wartime or peacetime
military service of a family veteran, not only for past
service but also for family members that are currently
The Honor Wall construction will be financed, in part,
through the sale of “Honor Bricks” that will be
installed into the wall to make it a perpetual reminder
to the family and to all who visit, of a veteran’s
service to this great nation.
“Honor Bricks” are approximately 4”x8” and are colored
family can have engraved up to three lines per brick
with a maximum of 18 Characters (including spaces and
any punctuation) per line.
All bricks will be laser engraved in all upper
case letters with all engraving centered.
The “Honor Bricks” may be purchased for $50.00
each using cash, check or credit card.
We have a secure site for the processing of
credit cards. An online ordering form is available for
Those family members purchasing an Honor Brick for their
veteran present proof of honorable service such as an
Honorable Discharge Certificate or a DD form 214.
Where records are not available, the family may
prepare a short statement describing the service of the
Veteran and assurance of honorable service. There is no
limit to the number of “Honor Bricks” that may be
purchased by a family to honor all their family that
All purchase applications are subject to approval
by the Honor Wall Project Chairman.
Members of the Honor Wall Project are:
Bill Malone-Post Commander
Billy Buford-Post Adjutant
Olan Timmons-Post Quartermaster
Steve Hutchins-Project Team Chairman
McCracken-Project Team Member
Eric Davis-Project Team