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Thanks Ken for being one of the spearheads on this project. You must be very Proud of the finished project. I know I am as a resident of Jackson and a Veteran. If there is anything we at  can do to help please let us know

Robert Pelsang said on May 23, 2015 7:31 AM

Beautiful memorial that allows me to reflect on my military past. Love the Veterans Day services where I can hide in the back of the crowd and get choked up out of sight.

Theresa Clayton said on Jul 30, 2014 3:53 AM

I stopped by the Memorial this past Sunday, as this is where I go to say 'Hi' to my dad :) and I saw how beautifully the site is progressing. I love how peaceful it is there and to hear the waterfall and see the flags blowing... just beautiful. I cant wait to see the next phase of the Memorial Garden come together !

David W. Baker SFC Ret. said on Jun 20, 2014 0:48 AM

I love being a part of this project.

Kim Raymond Kowalczyk said on Dec 18, 2013 7:45 AM

I was surprised but very glad to find this. I live in Jackson but only just found out about it. I think I will get a brick soon as well if there are any still available. I will have to first figure out how to fit my name on there. lol Thank you for this park. This should fit on a brick. Kim Kowalczyk SSG Crime Invest US Army 76-90

Laura McCarthy said on Oct 7, 2013 3:58 AM

The memorial is beautiful. What an amazing way to honor all veterans. Everyone involved should be very proud of this.

Kenneth Coates, SMSGT, USAF (ret.) said on Jun 26, 2013 2:27 AM

Ken, we met while in AC (I was sitting near you) and it's taken me awhile to view the memorial but the wait was quite worth it. You & others have done all of us veterans proud. Job well done............hoorah!

Doc Walker said on Mar 20, 2013 10:01 PM

I just finished watching, for the 50th time, the opening dedication ceremony of the Jackson Veterans Memorial on 11/11/11. Ken posted it some time back and I saved it. Iam still amazed at this outstanding accomplishment. Doc Walker

molly said on Sep 5, 2012 3:39 AM

thank you!

Theresa Clayton said on Aug 1, 2012 9:57 PM

My father, George W Clayton, passed away this July 27, 2012. Before he was hospitalized, we were able to bring him to the site to see his paver and how proud he was! We have asked that in lieu of flowers, donations be made in his memory to this wonderful project! God Bless You!

John Sickels, P.K. Dorn Marine Corps League Detach #198 said on Jun 7, 2012 1:47 AM

Viewed the Memorial Garden site this morning with my old friend Charles Garofano. I was very impressed and will make a report at our next MCL meeting.

Laura Nutter said on May 15, 2012 12:02 PM

Very wonderful project! I am working on a memorial garden in Wichita Ks on the Robt. Dole Medical Center grounds. It is in the early phase of planning. Can you give me any advice as to how to get the word out to a large group of people? My dad who died last year and my son in the marines are my inspiration for the project. We have a landscape plan , pavement donation, and plants from different nurseries.

Kimberly Bressi said on Apr 26, 2012 11:07 AM

Watching this dream of yours come to life has been an amazing experience. All of your hard work and dedication that the both of you have been putting into this has truly come through and inspires many people all over the world. I can't wait to see how far this project grows. Best of luck with this. Love "Always", Kimmie

Share It LLC said on Mar 28, 2012 9:42 AM

Thank you for what you are doing. We can't wait to see our bricks show up in the memorial.

Assemblyman Ron Dancer said on Sep 24, 2011 2:23 AM

Thank you for your efforts to provide this Memorial to honor all our veterans. Let us never forget their sacrifice and service. - Assemblyman Ron Dancer

Walter Cooper said on Aug 24, 2011 4:13 AM

As a disabled veteran I want to say thank you and god bless you and your families for undertaking such a huge project. I will be purchase a paver for my father in law and my wife will be purchase one in my honor. Thank you because along with this beatiful monument I also hear "WELCOME HOME"

Nancy Dell'Osso said on Aug 18, 2011 2:45 AM

What a wonderful way for Jackson to honor veterans and the military. I know that our students at McAuliffe will do everything they can to support this important project.

Robert J Kokich said on Aug 9, 2011 10:55 PM

A job well done and long overdue. We are getting one for my two brothers who served in WWII, one didn't return. Thanks.

Ellen Clayton said on Jun 19, 2011 10:30 AM

This is an awesome way to Honor and Acknowledge ourVeterans.We have ordered our Paver.Thank you and God Bless.We are presenting the certificate of the paver to our Dad on Fathers Day...We will be attending the ceremony.

Cheri Phillips-Kradel said on Jun 7, 2011 8:31 AM

What a wonderful thing to do. It's been a long time since I've called Jackson my home,but this makes me proud I lived there. God bless all the men and women in our armed services. Without them we would not have the freedom's we have .Do not take them lightly, alot of people paid the ultimate sacrifice so we can enjoy them. God Bless the U.S.A.

Steven K Jones said on Jun 2, 2011 1:23 AM

Ken, What a great Honor you and the rest are giving to all those who have and will serve this great country. Thank You Semper Fi Brother

Kenney Wallace said on May 28, 2011 8:39 PM

Charlie and Ken---thank you both for all of the time, hard work and dedication that the both of you are putting in to this great project. There are very few memorials throughout the country that honor all veterans that served in the armed forces. " THANK YOU "

clara glory said on May 26, 2011 8:19 PM

this is truly an amazing undertaking. On behalf of my entire family and our dad, Private 1st Class JL Mallette. THANK YOU

POS said on May 17, 2011 11:08 PM

Ken . . . stand tall for a job well done. All of us Veterans appreciate what you have done.

Joseph K. Schulman said on May 16, 2011 8:21 PM

Charlie and Ken: I am proud to know you guys. God Bless you both for your dedication and hard work in creating this tribute to Jackson's veterans. I salute YOU!

Barry Calogero said on May 12, 2011 9:07 PM

God Bless you for your time and efforts honoring the veterans of this great country.. Please put me down for a paver.

Craig Zinkoski said on May 10, 2011 7:55 PM

Wonderful! I have lived here in Jackson since 84 and still love it. We now have a Marine Corps League and a very long over due Memorial for ALL Veterans. I am looking forward to sharing a coffe in the am with my fellow Veterans at a beautiful gathering.

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