Saturday, January 12, 2008

‘Fallen Heroes' memorial opened to public

Rockport Pilot, Newspaper of Aransas County, Rockport, TX:
By MIKE PROBST, Editor & Publisher
The first public showing of a new “Fallen Heroes” memorial was held Tuesday in the commons of Rockport-Fulton High School. Included among the 20 area servicemen honored in the memorial, those who have died in the war in Afghanistan and Iraq, are three servicemen from Rockport-Fulton.
"The hour-long ceremony, which was emceed by Aransas County Sheriff Mark Gilliam, included the reading of a letter from Gov. Rick Perry (see inset), recognition of Gold Star mothers and fathers, recognition of Blue Star mothers and fathers, and the introduction of the local veterans organizations and the Patriot Guard."

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