On Sunday, November 5 the Korean War memorial and World War II memorial at Norfolk Veterans Home (both additions to Norfolk Veterans Home) were unveiled. The ceremony paid tribute to our service men and women from the Korean War and WWII and included ribbon cuttings, a fly over, various speakers including author Joyce Winfield (author of “Forever Heroes: A collection of WWII stories from Nebraska Veterans”) and musical guests.
The eagle and flag sculpture measures 58″ tall and weighs 290 lbs. The bronze statue sits on top of a 9 foot tall black granite and concrete column with laser etched text and images from major battles during World War II.
The Korean War soldier statue measures 68 1/2″ tall and weighs about 150 lbs. The aluminum sculpture sits on top of a 8 foot tall black granite and concrete column with laser etches text and images from major battles during the Korean War.