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  • On the Memorial

    Steve Page and Tom Markle, Northeast Montana Veterans Memorial Project|Nov 11, 2015

    It has been a privilege to watch the progress as the Northeast Montana Veterans Memorial takes shape in Fort Peck. This summer, with the help of some heavy equipment, we cleared and leveled ground, gave way to the 38-foot high main monument, 10 walls of honor, pathways, and bases for sculptures. The dedication on 29 May 2016 (the Sunday before Memorial Day), will fulfill five years of planning and work by scores of Northeast Montana volunteers. On that day next May, nearly 900 black granite tile...

  • Freedom Is Not Free

    Steve Page and Tom Markle, Letter To The Editor|Dec 25, 2013

    Dear Editor: In the midst of holiday celebrations, we want to update everyone on the Northeast Montana Veterans Memorial. We also want to thank everyone for the generous contributions toward fulfilling the vision and beginning construction at Fort Peck next summer. Fundraising commenced on Veterans Day, and since then more than $250,000 has been contributed, putting the effort well on the way to the goal of $300,000-plus by year’s end. Located in the center of the town of Fort Peck, the centerpiece of the park will be a monolithic memorial d...

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