New Memorial Opens to Honor Veterans

November 8, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
Hundreds of people came out to the Fresno VA hospital to check out the new blue star memorial and the wall of honor.More than 250 names are engraved on the wall, including distinguished veterans, whether they're alive or dead.

Al Perry, Central California Health Care System, says "My heart just explodes on this. At the VA, we're proud to honor veterans. We want this to be a sanctuary for veterans and this is just one more great monument."

The hospital is pretty much surrounded with memorials now. It already featured tributes to Vietnam and Pearl Harbor.

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