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National Purple Heart Day - 8-7-2019

On August 7, 2019, National Purple Heart Day, the St. Charles County Veterans Museum dedicated their Killed in Action Wall.

The wall consists of 109 names of those from St Charles County killed in action who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.

The names are from World War I to Persian Gulf, present day. The wall was sponsored by the Vietnam Veterans Association of St. Peters. Eric Larsen introduced our special guest Ann Wagner, U.S. Congresswomen who spoke to the audience about the importance of honoring and remembering the sacrifices of our veterans.

Dennis Wiss and Craig Stankovich read the names of those on the wall. Also in attendance was Nick Schroer State Representative, O’Fallon Mayor Bill Hennessey, St Peters Mayor Len Pagano and a number of Alderman and councilman. Upcoming plans include a Killed in-Service memorial and a tribute to women in the military.

For more information on the museum, contact info@stcharlescountyveteransmuseum.com
or call 636-400-7698.


 

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