Boy Scouts from Troop 40, Fayetteville, N.C. landscape the new memorial walk for the 3rd Special For

By Capt. Jennifer Bocanegra, U.S. ArmySeptember 14, 2010

Scouts from Boy Scout Troop 40 came out on Sept. 11th to landscape the 3rd Special Forces Group (A) Memorial Walk.  Jacob Netzel, a member of the troop worked to raise money and gain approval from the Department of the Army for the Memorial Walk.  Each stone represents a Soldier who died in combat since the Group's reactivation on July 1, 1990. There will be a dedication ceremony for the memorial on or around Dec. 2. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Jennifer Bocanegra / 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne).
1 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Scouts from Boy Scout Troop 40 came out on Sept. 11th to landscape the 3rd Special Forces Group (A) Memorial Walk. Jacob Netzel, a member of the troop worked to raise money and gain approval from the Department of the Army for the Memorial Walk. Each stone represents a Soldier who died in combat since the Group's reactivation on July 1, 1990. There will be a dedication ceremony for the memorial on or around Dec. 2. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Jennifer Bocanegra / 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne). (Photo Credit: Capt. Jennifer J. Bocanegra) VIEW ORIGINAL
Memorial stones representing each of the Soldiers who died in combat while serving as a member of the 3rd Special Forces Group (A) since its re-activation on July 1, 1990.  Jacob Netzel, a member of Boy Scout Troop 40, led the project by raising $40,000 for the stones and the materials and submitting the requests for approval.  Each stone is 30 inches long, 18 inches wide and 4 inches high. There will be a dedication ceremony for the memorial on or around Dec. 2.
2 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Memorial stones representing each of the Soldiers who died in combat while serving as a member of the 3rd Special Forces Group (A) since its re-activation on July 1, 1990. Jacob Netzel, a member of Boy Scout Troop 40, led the project by raising $40,000 for the stones and the materials and submitting the requests for approval. Each stone is 30 inches long, 18 inches wide and 4 inches high. There will be a dedication ceremony for the memorial on or around Dec. 2. (Photo Credit: Capt. Jennifer Bocanegra, U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL