Final preparations for new veterans memorial
FINAL PREPARATIONS — The final stone for Rome’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Griffiss Park was recently placed. Helping to guide the stone into place are Rick Falcone, Vietnam Memorial Committee president, left, and Greg Ellinger Jr., committee associate member. The crane operator and provider of the stone are Ron and Jody Hunt of Kellogg Memorial in Rome. At the rear is photographer Michael Richardson. The Rome Vietnam Veterans Memorial will be dedicated during a ceremony at 2 p.m. Memorial Day, Monday, May 27.
(Photo submitted/Michael Richardson)