Traveling Memorial Wall Leaves Decatur


Decatur- A memorial wall has left Decatur's Civic Center and is now in Timbuktu.

The fallen heroes traveling wall stopped at a gravesite before it made its final destination.

The Illinois Patriot Guards escorted the wall along with local officers.

Michael Tarczan organized the event. He said, "this is serious, this hits home. These are men and women that fought for my freedom as well as yours."

Eight gold star mothers watched the 21 gun salute.

Every name on the wall is of a fallen soldier who has died in action since 911.

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