UPDATED: Monday, May 26, 2014 - 4:08pm
Killeen, Texas (KWKT) — Veterans heroes stood to receive recognition for the sacrifices they have made at the Texas State Memorial Cemetery in Killeen. These are the lucky ones, the ones who made it home. not all were as fortunate many have paid the ultimate sacrifice.
"All the brave men and women who never came home. who gave all of their tomorrow so we could have today."
Flowers were carefully placed at graves as family honored their loving heroes.
"I'm proud to say has my father and I'm proud of what he did for our country." -says Michelle Luna
As rain and tears trickled down from grieving family members a statue was dedicated to remember Specialist Ember Alt, 1LT. Jason Togi and Sgt. Lyle Turnbull.
"They were important members in our community and loved deadly by members of our community."
While family members looked on, for some the pain almost unbearable, faces of their loved ones forever made immortal in stone.
On this Memorial Day we honor those who have given their lives for our freedom in Killeen I'm Adriana Mendez reporting.