Armed Forces Legacy Project nears next stage of completion

George Frank, Hugh Maycumber, DVM and Paul Diener prepare plaques for installation at the U.S. Armed Forces Legacy Project on the south end of Tonasket on Thursday, Sept. 13.

TONASKET – Armed Forces Legacy Project volunteers added another collection of plaques to two walls of the memorial on Thursday, Sept. 13, began a flurry of activity that should culminate with the opening of the new on-site building on Sept. 20.

Volunteers from Home Depot will be completing the next stage of landscaping on Tuesday. Tonasket VA services, veterans’ histories and more will be available on site once the building is formally opened.

About Brent Baker

Brent, is a former reporter/photographer for the Gazette-Tribune and sometimes works as a freelance sports reporter for the G-T. Prior to working at the G-T, he was the sports editor for Sunrise Publishing from 2000-2005 in Michigan. He subsequently owned and operated Buckland Media, a high school sports website, in Michigan until 2010. He and his wife Kim, who have an adult son, moved to Tonasket in 2010. Brent worked as a full time reporter/photographer at the G-T from 2011 - 2014).

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