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Boots on the Ground for Heroes Memorial

Boots on the Ground for Heroes Memorial

Boots on the Ground for Heroes is a patriotic memorial displaying 7,026 boots honoring U.S. service members who were killed in the Global War on Terror post 9/11. In partnership with Cross Insurance and Operation Stand Down Rhode Island, the Kraft family and the New England Patriots Foundation are honored to host this memorial on the field at Gillette Stadium.

Hours of Operation
Friday, November 10: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Saturday, November 11: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sunday, November 12: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Visitors can park in lot 3B or lot 5. These lots can be accessed from Route 1 using the P1 or P6 entrances. Parking is free.

Field Access
The memorial is open to the public and can be accessed through the blue gate, which is located to left of the base of the Gillette Stadium Lighthouse. All visitors will go through security screening prior to going on the field. Food and beverage is prohibited on the field.

If you have any questions, please contact