Roll of Honor: A Modern Memorial to Those Who Gave Their All for This Country


Joshua Booth left behind an 18-month-old daughter and his pregnant wife, who gave birth to disabled son months after Josh died. Debra Booth said the profiles, which include service history, medals ribbons, badges and stories, are an invaluable resource for her grandchildren.

Foster sees the website as a "national archive" that "belongs to the families and it is fitting that the families contribute to these profiles."

For Melinda Valle, Larry's Roll of Honor profile, "has been a healing process."

She too has downloaded pictures to his page.

"That is my way of helping him and repaying him and maintaining his legacy," she says.

Valle is grateful that others will now be able to take advantage of adding to, or setting up a page.

"I hope it can help other families or members who have been affected by the way," she said. "Perhaps if they see a name without a face, they can be the ones to provide that face."

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