American Volunteer Reserve Members stand in front of the Young County Veterans Memorial and assist with the flag folding, wreath laying, missing man and Service Star flag presentations at the “Red White and You” event on the courthouse lawn July 4. On Oct 31 it was announced the The Young County Veterans Memorial mayget a new addition to honor Young County Veterans of the 21st century.  Leader file photo

Group hopes to create new memorial for 21st century veterans

The Young County Veterans Memorial will be getting a new addition to honor Young County veterans of the 21st century with a kick-off for the community project on Veterans Day at United Supermarkets. The memorial will keep the same style as the present Young County Veterans Memorial and will list the names of veterans who were inducted in or held a “Home of Record” in Young County on their certificate of release or discharge from active duty from Jan. 1, 2001 to present. The Young County New Century Veterans Memorial Project organization was formed and has met the last Tuesday ...

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