Saturday, July 19, 2014

Names of Greater Clevelanders Who Lost Their Lives in Recent Wars To Be Added To War Memorial

Photo credit: Jim McIntyre

The War Memorial Fountain in Downtown Cleveland is being rededicated on Friday, July 25, 50 years after its original dedication in 1964. Patrick McLaughlin, President of the Greater Cleveland Veterans Memorial  explains that the names of Greater Clevelanders who made the ultimate sacrifice in Iraq and Afghanistan will be added to the plaques that surround the Fountain at Veterans Memorial Plaza. Bob Camburn, Vice President of GCVM and Director of The Honor Roll Project joins McLaughlin during this interview to explain how he researched all 5,552 names that will surround the Fountain following the rededication.

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