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Murrells Inlet memorial to honor South Carolina soldiers lost in Iraq and Afghanistan

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The VFW Post 10420 will host a dedication ceremony on Veterans Day for a new memorial that honors the soldiers from South Carolina who gave the ultimate sacrifice in the war in Iraq and Afghanistan.

On Thursday, crews installed the memorial, which will include the names of the 108 fallen soldiers from South Carolina.

Organizers said to their knowledge, this is the only one of this type of memorial in South Carolina.

The dedication ceremony will take place Veterans Day, Monday November 11th at noon at the VFW Post 10420 in Murrells Inlet right off Highway 17 bypass.

The public and the families of the fallen soldiers are invited to ceremony which include music and a special dedication.

Organizers say they continue to raise the last $3,900 of the $27,000 it cost to construct and install the memorial.

 

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