Veterans remembered in special ceremony
By Ryan Johnson
KWCH 12 Eyewitness News
5:15 PM CST, November 11, 2012
Sunday is Veterans Day and many take time to remember those who served in a special ceremony at Wichita's Veteran's Memorial Park.
The event was put on by the Air Capitol Detachment of the Marine Corps League. The ceremony featured a presentation of the colors and a special wreath laying. Organizers say holidays like this are important.
"I think a lot of guys carry ghosts and in a way it's a day that they can be around people that understand what they went through." Says Phillip Griffee of the Marine Corp. League. "So many of our soldiers these days don't come back whole mentally or physically and it's important to remember those sacrifices that those people have made for our country."
After the ceremony a site dedication was held at the future location of the Operation Freedom Memorial. They hope to begin construction on the site in May of next year.
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