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By Jimmie Earls
Pine Bluffs Post Editor 

Veterans Memorial officially dedicated

 

Jimmie Earls/Pine Bluffs Post

Larry Silvey, left, and Wyoming Governor Matt Mead, right, unveil a statue of a battle cross in honor of fallen soldiers as part of the dedication ceremony for the Pine Bluffs Veterans Memorial held Monday afternoon. The memorial is the vision of Silvey, who donated the site for the memorial, as well as spearheaded the fundraising campaign to bring the project to life.

With a dedication ceremony held last Monday afternoon, the Pine Bluffs Veterans Memorial and Community Plaza officially became a reality. Larry Silvey, the project's visionary and manager, stepped to the microphone and said the words he has been dreaming about for nearly two years.

"This memorial is for all veterans, for all the services, for men and women, for people of color or not color," Silvey told the standing room only crowd gathered in the memorial plaza located on Main Street. "They are the people who have helped keep this country free from the very outset, and obviously, their job...



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