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[12 Dec 2010 | 4 Comments | 4,144 views]
They will not be forgotten

“I’m going to ask you. Our Heroes are gone, but will they be forgotten?”
“I’m going to ask everyone. Our Heroes are gone, but will they be forgotten?”
The wind whistling by the microphone, loudly flapping the somber field of 114 flags and causing faces to retreat into raised coat collars could not drown out the heartfelt response. Once he heard everyone’s shouted oath to remember, Mike Nuckolls, Past State Commander of the VFW, raised a trumpet to his lips. The sad melody of “Taps” was added to the thunder of the …

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[5 Dec 2010 | One Comment | 4,105 views]
Arkansas Fallen Heroes Memorial coming to Searcy

The Arkansas Fallen Heroes Memorial will be in Searcy Dec. 11 – 18 at the VFW on Davis Drive. This breathtaking, heart-wrenching field of flags will be on display to honor the 114 Arkansas soldiers that have given the ultimate sacrifice to protect our freedoms and rights.
Each fallen hero in the Global War on Terror is represented by a post with the Soldier’s photo, name and a short story in front of the American flag. The memorial flag field has traveled to many cities and towns so that people can …