The granite walls are etched with two quotes, one by General George Washington and the other by General Dwight D. Eisenhower.
- Why might it be important to have a memorial dedicated to disabled veterans?
- The designer has said that the memorial conveys a combination of strength and vulnerability, loss and renewal. How does the memorial convey these messages?
- The memorial highlights the four stages of experience. What patterns do you see in the lives of recovery of the disabled?
- service to their country
- trauma of the injury
- challenge of healing
- discovery of a new purpose
There are two spaces on C Street across from the Department of Health and Human Services.