El Dorado County veterans, their families or friends may buy memorial bricks, stones, placards and benches honoring the veterans’ service at the Veterans Monument. Living veterans are often memorialized at the Veterans Monument.
Veterans of the United States Armed Forces (as defined by the U.S. Department of Defense) who have lived in El Dorado County (prior to, during or following military service) and veteran relatives and ancestors of residents of El Dorado County may be memorialized at the El Dorado County Veterans Monument.
To apply to purchase a memorial, fill in the required information and click [SUBMIT].
Proceeds benefit scholarships for El Dorado County veterans and their families, provide assistance to county veterans, and contribute to improvements at the Veterans Monument.
Veteran’s Rank at Separation/Retirement:
Veteran’s First Name:
Veteran’s Last Name:
___ U.S. Army
___ U.S. Marine Corps
___ U.S. Navy
___ U.S. Air Force
___ U.S. Coast Guard
___ U.S. Merchant Marine
___ Other __________________
___ Medal of Honor
___ Distinguished Service Cross (Army)
___ Navy Cross (Navy and Marine Corps)
___ Air Force Cross
___ Coast Guard Cross
___ Silver Star
___ Bronze Star
___ Purple Heart
*Must provide proof of award, e.g., DD-214 or other U.S. Dept. of Defense certification of award, by mailing a copy: El Dorado County Veterans Alliance, 1448 Crocker Dr., El Dorado Hills, CA 95762. All awards must be confirmed as valid by Friends of the Veterans Monument.
Applicant Information (will be used to communicate with applicant and confirm accuracy of information):
Name of Applicant:
Relationship to Veteran: ___ Self ___ Other: _______________________
City: State: Zip:
I hereby certify that the above information is true [SIGNATURE BLOCK]. [DATE]
Choose One (Prices may vary. They include proofing, engraving and installation):
___ Perpetual Memorial Brick – $150 (Must be an honorably discharged veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces. Veteran’s Information may need to be edited to fit brick.) Proceeds benefit scholarships given to the descendants of El Dorado County veterans.
___ Perpetual Memorial Stone – $500 (Must be an honorably discharged and retired veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces or have been a recipient of the MOH, DSC, NC, AFC, SS, PH or BS medal. Veteran’s Information may need to be edited to fit stone.) Proceeds benefit scholarships given to the descendants of El Dorado County veterans.
___ Perpetual Memorial Bronze Plaque – Suggested price $2,500 to $5,000, depending on size and design. (To qualify, must have Silver Star or higher precedence medal, have died in action, or have attained the rank of E-9 or O-7 or higher). Proceeds benefit the Veterans Monument and El Dorado County veterans.
___ Perpetual Granite Memorial Bench – Suggested price $5,000 to $10,000, depending on wording and design. (To qualify, a veteran must have been awarded the Silver Star or a higher precedence medal, have died in action, or have attained the rank of E-9 or O-7 or higher. Benches are also eligible to veteran’s organizations, military commands or units with significant representation [10 or more] within El Dorado County). Proceeds benefit the Veterans Monument and El Dorado County veterans.
Following receipt of an Application, the El Dorado County Veterans Alliance will contact applicants to arrange for payment and confirm details of the application and installation.