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Dog tag flag honors fallen

The Veterans & Athletes United Fallen Heroes Memorial Dog Tag flag will be on display at Patriot Park Global War on Terrorism Memorial in Stoystown from Thursday through Tuesday. Courtesy photo

The Veterans & Athletes United Fallen Heroes Memorial Dog Tag flag will be on display at Patriot Park Global War on Terrorism Memorial in Stoystown from Thursday through Tuesday, July 5.

The memorial is made of over 7,000 dog tags engraved with all the names of those who have fallen in the War on Terror.

The park, at 6150 Lincoln Highway, Stoystown, is open free to the public from 9 a.m. to dusk daily.

The VAU Fallen Heroes Memorial was completed in 2018 and stands 6 feet tall and 28 feet wide.

It includes 50 gold stars honoring Gold Star families nationwide and has traveled to more than 60 locations nationwide since its completion.

Veterans & Athletes United is an all-volunteer veterans 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides programs to support veterans with disabilities and honors all the fallen heroes from the war on terror. In addition, the GWOT Memorial Foundation’s mission is to build a national memorial in Washington, D.C.

For more information, visit vetsau.com/memorial.

For more information on Patriot Park, visit patriotparkfoundation.org/.

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