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Fort Walton Beach Northwest Florida Daily News (Newspaper) - May 25, 2015, Fort Walton Beach, Florida Nation a Wohn monday May 25, 2015 daily news j a a3places to remember by Page Ai Santa Rosa county veterans memorial Plaza Milton located South of . Highway 90 on willing Street the Plaza features Black Granite monoliths representing a different Branch of the service or a historic Battle scene. In the Center of the display a statue of a 20th Century Soldier crouches on a Box Over the words a fallen not the display faces the Blackwater River where benches provide a spot for peaceful remembering. Memorial air Park Hurlburt Field the air Park is Home to Many examples of the aircraft flown at Hurlburt Headquarters of the air Force special operations command. There also Are More than 25 monuments that Honor specific air commandos and historic events. The Park is used throughout the year for special remembrance ceremonies. Retired master sgt. Bob a a Buffy Underwood was instrumental in installing of the latest addition to the air Park a memorial to fallen combat Talon Crew members. A this is the proper resting place for a the Rock a Underwood said. A it sits adjacent to one of the original combat Talon aircraft and together they offer a remembrance of the sacrifices that were made by combat Talon explosive ordnance disposal memorial Eglin air Force base near Bluewater Bay the four dark panels on the White Marble Wall at the Eod memorial pay tribute to Eod members of every Branch of the armed forces who were killed in the line of duty. Each year the Eod memorial foundation hosts a memorial service in which new names Are added to the plaques and the names of those already on the Wall Are read and remembered veterans memorial Doolittle Park Valparaiso named in Honor of world War ii hero Jimmy Doolittle the Park includes a veterans memorial and Flag pole. The Park is a dedicated in memory of All War veterans who served honorable in the armed forces of the United states of America a according to the text on the Marker. The Park is on John Sims Parkway just East of the intersection with state Road 85. It is Home to Many memorial Day and veterans Day ceremonies. Okaloosa county War memorial Crestview built in View of the Okaloosa county courthouse downtown the Monument features the names of county residents who died in several conflicts. A Small Fountain adds to the display which was dedicated in 2003. Inscribed on the Monument s panels Are the words a in memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice in All wars. Pow and Nomad memorial Eglin air Force base this Monument commemorates the 12 members of the 33rd fighter Wing who died in the terrorist bombing at Khobiar towers saudi Arabia in 1996 the eternal flame sword at the Center of the memorial is a Symbol drawn from the Wing s Emblem. Behind the flame Are 12 panels with pictures of each fallen member. At the top of the Monument Are the words a your nomads have ceased their wandering a a this is a very special place to me. Saidy Mca from Page a1 Roberts said the property would be a huge Benefit to the school which is experiencing major growth. A we be got 1,200 students in a waiting list she said we definitely have a need Quot Liza Jackson has proposed paying the City a lease fee of $1 a month for the first three years until it gets the school up and running. After the school opens it would pay $5,000 a month Emerald coast fitness has proposed opening the build ing in stages and paying the City $1 a month until the Pool reopens. Three months after that it would pay the City $200 a month until the rest of the facility opens. Three months after its full opening it would Start paying $500 a month Braseth and Roberts said both proposals depend greatly on comm unit support a a in a optimistic Quot Braseth said. A i think people have seen life without a Pool and i dont think they like pm p on a Simerly Ayers insurance group 50 Beal Parkway fort Walton Beach Al 32548 Beal Parkway amp Maples 244-3472 def Umak Springs 892-3222 s Mayr Yahoo com so Tiedy a amp of insurance com of local Agency for Florida Blue of Bob moves health Benefit p individuals a families a businesses won in la Aduss and Button Taase Adma to to hmm Awn 5 Diceo of tatty pfc in had Stein of Togo and to 9eid�f to that wow Lawm retired Okaloosa county supervisor of elections Pat Hollarn. A a in be always been very involved with the 33rd fighter Wing and was especially so at the time of the bombing. I always make it a Point to Stop by and visit there on memorial All veterans memorial Eglin air Force base the memorial at the head of memorial Lake honors veterans from All wars. A Multi coloured stained Glass style image sits on a White Wall that displays several Bronze plaques. Leading up to the Wall is a Plaza paved with bricks containing the names of hundreds of veterans. During the annual Gate to Gate run every memorial Day the runners pay tribute to the nation s veterans by dropping carnations at the memorial As they pass by. Freeport veterans memorial located next to City Hall on state Road 20, the memorial features a statue of a woman kneeling before the traditional fallen Soldier tribute an overturned Rifle standing inside a pair of combat boots and topped by a helmet. Beneath the statue Are the words a fall gave some a some gave the statue was unveiled in 2012 by Glenda Penton Mother of fallen Soldier Timothy Padgett a special forces sergeant from Walton county who died in Afghanistan in 2007. Coast guard memorial coast guard station Destin this memorial honors coast guard members who a passed the bar while in service to their country. The station also pays special tribute to Petty officer 3rd class Lonnie Jones a machinery technician who was killed in the line of duty March 30,1981, while responding to a search and Rescue Case near Destin. Florida s first Confederate Monument Defuniak Springs located on the Walton county courthouse Lawn at 571 e. Nelson ave., this Monument was established shortly after the civil War by the Walton county ladies memorial association. It was erected in 1871. An interesting footnote Northwest Florida also is Home to what is believed to be the Only memorial to Union soldiers in the South. The statue of a fully dressed Union Soldier which was built with the support of transplanted northerners can be found at memorial Park in Lynn Haven fittingly the Soldier faces North. Fili photos participants in the 450-mile air commando Ruck March finish their trek by touching the Flag pole at the memorial air Park at Hurlburt Field. 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