Proofread veterans’ names for Gary-New Duluth memorial

The organization behind the new Gary-New Duluth Veterans Memorial is seeking your help.

The group has completed the final list of veterans for the new monument, which was dedicated last year with temporary plaques naming veterans from several neighborhoods. Before the permanent bronze plaques are cast, organizers want to have a final review of the veterans’ names for accuracy and spelling.

Review the list and report any errors to

The list include veterans from the communities of Gary-New Duluth, Riverside, Smithville, Morgan Park, Fond du Lac and Oliver who served during World War II, Korea, Vietnam (from Dec. 11, 1961, to April 30, 1975), Desert Shield and Storm, Iraq (March 20, 2003, to Dec. 18, 2011) and Afghanistan (Oct. 7, 2001, to present). Veterans already named on the original memorial built in 1952 will not be included on the new monument.