On Saturday, November 4, 2023, Chariots of Honor organized an honorary procession for John Psaris, WWII veteran of the “Greatest Generation,” on Saturday, November 4, 2023, in Leesburg, Virginia. John turned 100 years old. During the war, he served on the B-17 Flying Fortress, B-25 Mitchell Bomber, and the B-29 Superfortress.
On Saturday, September 9, 2023, Loudoun County, VA-based Chariots of Honor, Patriot Guard Riders, Harley-Davidson Owners Group partnered with Veteran's Last Patrol to celebrate CDR Theroux’s birthday and host a celebratory salute. CDR Theroux has an incurable brain tumor and the event brought joy for the family and the community as we honored him and his family.
Located on the former land of President/General George Washington land and down the street from Mount Vernon, the event was attended by family, friends, neighbors, and military and veterans, including the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Class of 1994. The momentous event included speeches, presentations and gifts, music performances by a U.S. Marine Corps Band violinist, and singing.
Chariots of Honor hosted an honorary vehicle procession for WWII Veteran Eli Linden on Saturday, April 8, 2023, at Lansdowne Woods Community, Leesburg, Virginia. To honor Eli's 100th birthday and military service, folks from all over Loudoun County and northern Virginia participated in the procession, including VFW Post 1177, American Legion Riders from all over Virginia, Marine Corps League of Loudoun County, Mission BBQ, and many others.
On Saturday, October 23, 2021 Chariots of Honor honored Senior Chief Petty Officer Remigio (Ray) Cabacar, USN (Ret) with a celebratory vehicle procession to celebrate the 94th birthday and honor his military service.
He is a veteran of World War II and the Korean War, and a recipient of the U.S. Congressional Gold Medal. A past commander of VFW Post 5471, District 1, Department of Maryland, comrade Ray continues to be a pillar of his community through his numerous volunteer work. His kind heart has touched and impacted so many in the area. Happy birthday SCPO Cabacar! We salute you!
And, we thank all our supporters, volunteers, participants, and the Fort Washington, Maryland community, including those who traveled from all over the National Capital Region to participate in yesterday's event!
On Saturday, October 2, 2021, Chariots of Honor hosted a honorary birthday procession for military veteran Roy L. Jackson, in celebration of his 85th birthday. Mr. Jackson honorably served in the U.S. Army and the U.S. Air Force. During his time in the U.S. Army, he served in the 2nd Armored Division post-Korean War. As an Airman in the U.S. Air Force, he served in various commands throughout the world supporting command, control, and global warning systems.
On Saturday, July 31, 2021, overlooking the nation's capital, Chariots of Honor founders and military veterans Eric Holland (USMC), Thomas Setnor (USMC), and Herbert Valle (USN) laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.
Understanding the sacrifice, suffering, and grief that are synonymous with war, Chariots of Honor pays our respects to celebrate our fallen veterans for their service and sacrifice that protect the liberties of free nations.
We would like to thank Amira Holland, daughter of Eric Holland and Geno Smith (USA) for their Support.
Thank you to Stafford Media LLC of Stafford, VA for their donation of embroidered polos with our name and motto. Also thank you to Amy of Anita's Beautiful Flowers for her compassion and grace, producing such a beautiful wreath which we presented.
TSgt Hancock is a U.S. Air Force Veteran, who served in WWII. He is a recipient of the Silver Star and the Purple Heart.
Chariots of Honor hosted his celebratory procession on May 23, 2021.
Important update: On Saturday, September 18, 2021, TSgt Hancock passed away. Chariots of Honor was honored and grateful to host his honorary procession in May 2021. Rest in Peace.
Capt Henryk Bukowski's, U.S. Army (Ret), 101st Birthday. Capt Bukowski served his country in the U.S. Army. He is a veteran of WWII and the Korean War. He also worked as a civilian contractor for the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.
Chariots of Honor hosted his celebratory procession on May 8, 2021.
On May 1, 2021, Chariots of Honor hosted our first celebratory procession to honor COL Johnson. COL Johnson served in WWII, Korea, and Vietnam Wars.
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Thank you to all who supported and attended the honorary procession for WWII veteran John Psaris of the “Greatest Generation,” on Saturday, November 4, 2023, in Leesburg, Virginia. John turned 100 years old. During the war, he served on the B-17 Flying Fortress, B-25 Mitchell Bomber, and the B-29 Superfortress.
Please contact Chariots of Honor if you know of a WWII veteran who will celebrate their birthday and would like to be honored with an honorary procession.