Honoring Area Soldiers Who Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Memorial Day 2006

Honoring Area Soldiers Who Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice

Dedicated in 2003, the memorial is designed to honor all of those who served in the military.

The bricks list the names and dates of those who have served and their hometown.

The names of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice, their lives, are listed along the granite walls in the center.

The most recent killed from the South Plains include those serving in Iraqi Operation Freedom:

Marine Private First Class and Lubbock native Ricky Morris died on march 18, 2003. The 20-year-old was killed when a humvee ran over a landmine.

Marine Private First Class Chad Bales was killed a month later in a convoy accident. The former Muleshoe resident was 20-years-old.

Army Specialist Israel Garza was killed on April 4, 2004 when his convoy was attacked. Garza lived in Lubbock. He was 25-years-old.

A United Tribute- Memorial Day 2006
Take a look at the special reports about South Plains veterans.

  • Local News on KCBD.comNewsMore>>

  • Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

    Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:55 AM EDT2017-09-20 07:55:20 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:05 AM EDT2017-09-20 13:05:53 GMT

    Hurricane Maria ties for the eighth strongest storm in Atlantic history, when measured by wind speed. 

    Hurricane Maria ties for the eighth strongest storm in Atlantic history, when measured by wind speed. 

  • A last, last chance: Republicans strain for Obamacare repeal

    A last, last chance: Republicans strain for Obamacare repeal

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:24 AM EDT2017-09-20 08:24:59 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:00 AM EDT2017-09-20 13:00:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks to the media, accompanied by Senate Majority Whip Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., on Capitol H...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks to the media, accompanied by Senate Majority Whip Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., on Capitol H...

    In a sign he remained short of votes, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell refused on Tuesday to commit to bringing the legislation up for a vote.

    In a sign he remained short of votes, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell refused on Tuesday to commit to bringing the legislation up for a vote.

  • Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

    Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 12:12 AM EDT2017-09-19 04:12:30 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:00 AM EDT2017-09-20 13:00:10 GMT

    Hurricane Maria threatens Caribbean islands already wrecked by Hurricane Irma and holds the chance of a direct hit on Puerto Rico.

    Hurricane Maria threatens Caribbean islands already wrecked by Hurricane Irma and holds the chance of a direct hit on Puerto Rico.

Powered by Frankly