Ceremonies honor 15 fallen Clark County servicemen

first_imgThere are 15 names engraved on the bottom right corner of the Clark County Veterans War Memorial, in memory of the 15 Clark County men who have died in conflicts overseas since Sept. 11, 2001.Their names also represent the widows who lost their husbands, the kids who never got to know their dads and the parents who lost their sons too soon.For the families, it’s more than a name carved into granite, and it’s for them that this year saw the beginning of a series of memorials scheduled on the anniversary of each fallen serviceman’s death.The Never to be Forgotten ceremonies, organized by the Community Military Action Committee and the Patriot Guard Riders, seeks to offer those loved ones some sort of peace, said Lynn Vaughn, Southwest Washington district captain of the Patriot Guard Riders.Vaughn has been a member of the Patriot Guard Riders, a motorcycle group that shows up to events honoring fallen servicemen, for the last decade.last_img

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recent Comments