Posted: Nov 11, 2012 4:57 PM
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Lexington is planning to move its Vietnam Veterans Memorial to Veterans Park, where it will become part of a planned linear walk with other memorials.
The Lexington Herald-Leader reports (http://bit.ly/Qy1dgr) Mayor Jim Gray said the park will be a place for citizens to go to remember the contributions of veterans.
The Department of Parks and Recreation is working on plans to develop the new walk.
Veterans Park already has a 1970s Army tank on display, along with flags of the armed forces and a marker honoring Blue Star Mothers. That is women with children in the armed forces.
Gray also said he is naming a Veterans Advisory Council to advise city officials on ways Lexington can honor veterans. They also will keeping leaders informed about veterans' needs.
Information from: Lexington Herald-Leader, http://www.kentucky.com
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