Over the Memorial weekend, American Legion Post 624 and?Lake Media are presenting Remembering Our Fallen, a touring photo display honoring the members of the military from Missouri who have died from wounds suffered in a war zone since Sept. 11, 2001.

This memorial includes three soldiers from the lake area: Lawrence L. Parrish, 36, SSG - USA, of Lebanon, originally from Gravois Mills, killed by an IED on Oct. 7, 2006 in Iraq; Richard S. "Steven" Gottfried, 42, SFC - USA, of Lake Ozark, killed by an IED March 9, 2004 in Iraq; and Joshua M. Neusche, 20, Spc. - ARNG, of Montreal died non-combat related on July 12, 2003 in Iraq.


Over the Memorial weekend, American Legion Post 624 and?Lake Media are presenting Remembering Our Fallen, a touring photo display honoring the members of the military from Missouri who have died from wounds suffered in a war zone since Sept. 11, 2001.
This memorial includes three soldiers from the lake area: Lawrence L. Parrish, 36, SSG - USA, of Lebanon, originally from Gravois Mills, killed by an IED on Oct. 7, 2006 in Iraq; Richard S. "Steven" Gottfried, 42, SFC - USA, of Lake Ozark, killed by an IED March 9, 2004 in Iraq; and Joshua M. Neusche, 20, Spc. - ARNG, of Montreal died non-combat related on July 12, 2003 in Iraq.
The memorial is a touching tribute for families who have lost someone as well as for the public. It is on display through the Memorial holiday weekend at American Legion Post 624 at 852 American Legion Dr. in Sunrise Beach.
An unveiling ceremony was held Thursday, May 24. Families of the local soldiers who were killed were special guests.
The tribute will be on display at the Post until Tuesday to give the public time to pay their respects.
It will be open 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, May 25 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27. On Memorial Day, May 28, it will be open 7-10:30 a.m. It will be closed for the Post's regular Memorial Day ceremony at 11 a.m. which is held in memory of those who have served and fallen in all conflicts. The display will reopen at noon and close at 2 p.m. The last day the display will be open in the lake area will be Tuesday, May 29. It will be open 11 a.m.-5 p.m.