June 17, 2024

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‘We owe so much to them’: Community honors generations of fallen heroes

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AURORA, Colo. (KDVR) — Tributes to honor generations of fallen heroes are happening across the state for Memorial Day weekend.

Hundreds of people gathered in Aurora at the Colorado Freedom Memorial for the Colorado Remembers Ceremony featuring an F-16 flyover, a presentation of the USS Arizona Relic and recognition of all veterans in attendance. 

“It’s that one time a year when we remember that hundreds of thousands of Americans died over the years defending not only our freedom here in America but freedom for people around the world,” Rick Crandall, Colorado Freedom Memorial Foundation CEO said. 

Founded in 2002, Crandall created the Colorado Freedom Memorial to honor Coloradans who served and…

Samantha Spitz

2024-05-25 19:18:53

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