East Meadow, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano in conjunction with the United Veterans Organization and Nassau County Veterans Service Agency present the Wall of Remembrance, to be displayed in Eisenhower Park, parking field 8 from Sunday, September 8th through Thursday, September 12th, marking the first time the memorial will be displayed in New York.
The Wall of Remembrance is a one of a kind traveling memorial that pays tribute to all those lost on September 11th, 2001, as well as the fallen heroes and veterans who answered the call to defend our freedom over the past 30 years in the Global War on Terrorism. The Wall of Remembrance stands 94 feet long by 6 feet high and is made up of 31 panels. Currently, there are almost 11,000 names on the wall. The full color time line goes from 1983 to the present day.
“I am honored to present the Wall of Remembrance here in Eisenhower Park to pay tribute to the veterans and all of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice defending our nation’s freedom and ensuring our safety in the Global War on Terror,” said County Executive Mangano.