A North Carolina chapter of the Military Officers Association of America recently unveiled a new memorial honoring troops who made the ultimate sacrifice in the fight against terrorism.
The Global War on Terror Monument at Freedom Memorial Park in Fayetteville was dedicated during a Memorial Day ceremony. The MOAA chapter raised more than $20,000 for the monument, nearly the entire cost to build it.
“Our members felt very strong that here in Fayetteville - and Fort Bragg being the home of the contingency corps and special operations forces - it was considered more appropriate and more urgent that we have a monument here,” said Juan Chavez, a retired Army colonel and president of the Cape Fear chapter of MOAA.
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