NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) – Veterans were honored in advance to Memorial Day at Fort McPherson National Cemetery Wednesday afternoon.
A new plaque was revealed that honors the fallen and their families.
The Department of Veteran Affairs and the National Cemetery Administration partnered with Carry the Load relay teams to provide a way to connect Americans to the sacrifices made by military service members and their families.
It was at the same time the relay team arrived in Eastern Nebraska, that the cemetery dedicated the “Tribute to the Fallen and their Families” plaque.