Visitors to the memorial can scan the QR code and view Virtual Memorial videos of six fallen service members. The Veterans Media Center of San Francisco created the Memorial videos to go with Veteran Stone smartphone viewer app.
Read about the monument unveiling. Napa Valley Register, September 30, 2012.
Memorial Dedicated to Napa War Dead
Tribute Was Spearheaded By Napa High Graduate
A monument dedicated to service members from Napa County killed in Iraq and Afghanistan was dedicated Saturday at Veterans Memorial Park in downtown Napa. Alyssa DeBenedetti spearheaded the project during her senior year at Napa High School. Kerana Todorov/Register
A few hundred people gathered Saturday at Veterans Memorial Park to dedicate a memorial honoring service members from Napa County who have died in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The monument, named “Fallen But Not Forgotten,” was unveiled Saturday at the corner of Third and Main streets, thanks to the efforts of Alyssa DeBenedetti, a 2012 Napa High School graduate who proposed the monument and spearheaded the project.
For months, DeBenedetti contacted veterans’ organizations, city officials and others and raised about $13,000 to make the 4-foot-tall bronze sculpture a reality. (read more)