A state born of military conflict, West Virginia has an unparalleled heritage of military service to our state and nation. West Virginia’s military story offers a glimpse into the hearts and minds of warriors that paid the highest honor possible through their service.
Iconic heroes emerge from the annals of history. These are leaders that honored the tradition of sacrifice and bravery.
We encourage you to pay tribute and share your own story and photographs of West Virginia’s everyday heroes.
Visit sites in West Virginia dedicated to the men and women who have served.
Visit historic military sites in West Virginia.
Annual events celebrating the state’s military history.
10 little known facts about West Virginia’s military past.
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