Fallen Warriors Memorial

Fallen Warriors Memorial unveiled

The Fallen Warriors Memorial Wall of Honor was unveiled Tuesday on the grounds of the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. The wall includes the names of 47 soldiers from the Tri-City area who died in combat.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Tuesday marked a day to honor veterans and also a day to celebrate the completion of a new memorial in Morgan City commemorating those soldiers from the Tri-City area who were killed or died in the

Patriotic program

Mark Distefano, retired Army veteran and co-organizer of the Fallen Warrior Memorial, spoke to the students at Central Catholic High School about Veterans Day, citizenship and love of country. From left, are Gerrie Byrne, curriculum director; Distefano; and Deacon Vic Bonnaffee, principal.
(Submitted Photo)

Mark Distefano, retired Army veteran and co-organizer of the Fallen Warrior Memorial, spoke to the students at Central Catholic High School about Veterans Day, citizenship and love of country.

Fallen Warriors Memorial statue installation

The statues designed by Cindy Burleson are being installed today by a crew from Schaefer Art Bronze. The statues are part of the Fallen Warriors Memorial on the grounds of the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. Steve Randel is holding the statue while owner Tommy Ladd and Jake Ladd fasten the statue to the cement. A dedication ceremony for the memorial is planned at 11 a.m. Tuesday.
(The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

The statues designed by Cindy Burleson are being installed today by a crew from Schaefer Art Bronze.

Fallen Warriors Memorial Project fundraiser

The Fallen Warriors Memorial Project held a Benefit Poker Run Sunday. One of the accompanying events following the run was an auction. Above, auctioneer and musician Hal Bruni holds a framed, wood-carved U.S. Air Force emblem.
(The Daily Review Photo by Geoff Stoute)

The Fallen Warriors Memorial Project held a Benefit Poker Run Sunday. One of the accompanying events following the run was an auction.

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