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Kenosha Territory Vietnam Veterans wear the colors during the ceremony of cutting pride of place at Kenosha County Veterans Memorial Park in Randall on Tuesday.



VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK

Vice Admiral Dirk Debbink (ret.) Keynote speaker speaks to the crowd during the opening ceremony of Honor Plaza at Kenosha County Veterans Memorial Park in Randall on Tuesday.



VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK

Guest speaker Army Master Sgt. Robert Livingston (ret.) Speaks to the crowd during the opening ceremony of Honor Plaza at Kenosha County Veterans Memorial Park in Randall on Tuesday.



VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK

The United States Space Force is represented as the sixth branch of the military in the Honor Plaza of Kenosha County Veterans Memorial Park in Randall.



VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK

A crowd listens during the ceremony of cutting pride of place at Kenosha County Veterans Memorial Park in Randall on Tuesday.



VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK

The ribbon will be severed Tuesday during a ceremony for Honor Plaza at Kenosha County Veterans Memorial Park in Randall.



VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK

Visitors walk through Honor Plaza at Kenosha County Veterans Memorial Park in Randall after a ceremony Tuesday.



VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK

Vietnam veteran Ed Zyer walks his service dog, Polly, through Honor Plaza at Kenosha County Veterans Memorial Park in Randall after a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday.

JILL TATGE-ROZELL

RANDALL – More than 100 veterans, parishioners and military dignitaries attended the first of generations of honors inauguration ceremonies at Kenosha County Veterans Memorial Park in Randall on Tuesday.

“This memorial should be a living memorial to which people from Kenosha and all over the country come to reflect, learn, express their gratitude and remember our veterans,” said the keynote speaker, Vice Admiral Dirk Debbink (retired).

Debbink painted a picture of retired veterans walking hand in hand with their children on the new Honor Plaza and Flag Walk in the park at 36290 Bassett Road. The walk shows flags from each of the military branches.

“I hope you will bring friends here for years to come,” said guest speaker Army Master Sgt. Robert Livingston (ret.) Of Twin Lakes said. “Our post, Post 544, attended the final burial ceremonies for 68 veterans. I wish they could have seen this park and seen the dedication. “

After the ceremony, several attendees remembered deceased loved ones who they wished were still alive to see the opening of this new ceremonial room dedicated to honoring those who have served.

Dan Fluck from Salem, a Navy veteran, said he would be excited to see how the memorial park develops.

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