• Community leaders and veterans cut the ribbon for Veterans Memorial Park Nov. 11. The memorial includes names of 367 local veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice.

    ribbon cutting

    Community leaders and veterans cut the ribbon for Veterans Memorial Park Nov. 11. The memorial includes names of 367 local veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice.

  • Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command commanding general, poses with former SMDC commanders: retired Maj. Gen. Grayson Tate, retired Lt. Gen. Joseph Cosumano, and retired Lt. Gen. Kevin Campbell.

    former commanders

    Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command commanding general, poses with former SMDC commanders: retired Maj. Gen. Grayson Tate, retired Lt. Gen. Joseph Cosumano, and retired Lt. Gen. Kevin...

  • Several employees from the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command watch the Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11 in Huntsville, Ala.

    employees

    Several employees from the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command watch the Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11 in Huntsville, Ala.

  • Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, commanding general, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, shakes hands with former commander retired Maj. Gen. Grayson Tate as he passes the reviewing stand during the Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11.

    Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, commanding...

    Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, commanding general, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, shakes hands with former commander retired Maj. Gen. Grayson Tate as he passes the reviewing stand during the Veterans Day...

  • Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, commanding general, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, shakes hands with and thanks paricipants for being in the Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11 in Huntsville, Ala.

    Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, commanding...

    Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, commanding general, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, shakes hands with and thanks paricipants for being in the Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11 in Huntsville, Ala.

  • Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, commanding general, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, waves at and thanks paricipants for being in the Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11 in Huntsville, Ala.

    Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, commanding...

    Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, commanding general, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, waves at and thanks paricipants for being in the Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11 in Huntsville, Ala.

  • Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, commanding general, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, shakes hands with and thanks participants for being in the Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11 in Huntsville, Ala.

    Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, commanding...

    Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, commanding general, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, shakes hands with and thanks participants for being in the Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11 in Huntsville, Ala.

  • Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, commanding general, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, shakes hands with and thanks participants for being in the Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11 in Huntsville, Ala.

    Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, commanding...

    Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, commanding general, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, shakes hands with and thanks participants for being in the Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11 in Huntsville, Ala.

  • Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, commanding general, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, shakes hands with and thanks participants for being in the Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11 in Huntsville, Ala.

    Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, commanding...

    Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, commanding general, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, shakes hands with and thanks participants for being in the Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11 in Huntsville, Ala.

  • Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, commanding general, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, shakes hands with and thanks participants for being in the Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11 in Huntsville, Ala.

    Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, commanding...

    Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, commanding general, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, shakes hands with and thanks participants for being in the Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11 in Huntsville, Ala.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command leadership and employees participated in the Veterans Memorial Park Opening Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting followed by the Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11 in Huntsville, Ala.

Lt. Gen. Richard Formica, commanding general, SMDC, gave remarks during the ceremony stating the memorial is "a fitting tribute to our veterans, who are visible reminders in our communities of duty, sacrifice, patriotism and our nation's enduring commitment to its values."

As the parade got underway, Formica, the parade reviewing officer, and Command Sgt. Maj. Larry Turner cheered and waved to participants thanking them for their participation.

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