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Southern Utah Memorial Salutes Veterans of the Korean War

By Nancy Perkins Deseret News CEDAR CITY — EvaDean Reeves Francisco was about 22 years old in 1952 when she got the news that her happy-go-lucky brother Thiel would not be coming home from the war in Korea. "Mom never did believe he was really gone. ...

Cedar City Veterans Memorial Park Makes the News

By mitchmaitree From:  asymptoticlife.com "Central to the Korean War Memorial is a 7-foot-tall bronze soldier sculpted by Jerime Hooley, who said the statue represents the "humble gratitude and respect" the American people hold for the nation's veterans." Deseret News reports on yesterday's dedication of the Korean ...

Memorial to Honor Female Veterans

By Stephen Speckman Deseret News A group is seeking $500,000 in donations to build a unique park at the Fort Douglas Military Museum in honor of female veterans. Utah Military Veterans Advisory Committee chairwoman Su Richards said several women in her group came up with the idea ...

Honoring Sacrifice and Freedom

Organizers hope statue, which honors soldiers who died in Vietnam War, will promote cultural understanding By Kathy Stephenson The Salt Lake Tribune WEST VALLEY CITY - A pair of soldiers stand side-by-side. One holds the American flag. The other carries the colors of South ...

W.V. to get Vietnam Memorial

Freedom Alliance Monument to hail soldiers who died By Deborah Bulkeley and Ana Breton Deseret Morning News When Tom Huynh looks at a patch of land on the south side of the Utah Cultural Celebration Center in West Valley City, he sees a place that ...