Memorial Service for Marines and Sailor


  • July 21, 2015
  • /   Emmalee Sutton
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Memorial Service at VMP for Marines and Sailor


  • July 21, 2015
  • /   Emmalee Sutton
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On Thursday, July 16th 2015, a gunman took the lives of five United States service members in a shooting on two military bases in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

HMM-262 Reunion Dinner


  • July 14, 2015
  • /   Emmalee Sutton
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I was thrilled and honored when I received an email invitation to the HMM-262 20th Reunion dinner. The dinner was held at NAS Pensacola in the Mustin Officers Club, and what a beautiful evening it was.

Squadron 262 to hold Reunion at VMP


  • July 3, 2015
  • /   Emmalee Sutton
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In her blog, Beth Crumley articulates the incredible feats of HMM-262. Visit the link below to read her thoughtful review on the accomplishments and sacrifices of these extraordinary Veterans.

Veterans Memorial Park to host Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 262 Reunion


  • July 3, 2015
  • /   Emmalee Sutton
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Korean Memorial


  • July 1, 2015
  • /   Emmalee Sutton
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Through the celebration and remembrance of our fallen, retired, and still serving soldiers, Veterans Memorial Park Foundation of Pensacola offers visitors a place to pay honor and respect to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.

The Forgotten War


  • July 1, 2015
  • /   Emmalee Sutton
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The Korean War is not one heavily studied in U.S. history books. It did not receive much media attention, and is sometimes referred to as the "forgotten war."

Pensacola's The Wall South: A Brief History


  • June 27, 2015
  • /   Emmalee Sutton
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Veterans and Memorial Day: celebration vs reflection


  • June 23, 2015
  • /   Marketta Davis, pnj.com
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In preparation for Memorial Day, folks have been putting out flags, planning ceremonies and, unfortunately, preparing to celebrate.

Capt. Joseph Hansen's D-Day Parajump


  • June 23, 2015
  • /   Emmalee Sutton
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Son of Capt. Butch Hansen, USN Ret., Active Duty Army Captain, Cpt. Joseph Hansen, USA of 1-10 Special Forces Group, Stuttgart Germany recently participated in the 71st anniversary parajump into Normandy, France. This event commemorated D-Day with a parachute jump into Memorial Field. This jump was completed 71 years after his grandfather, Joseph Lee, completed it with the 82nd Airborne in 1944.