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Veterans display tombstones to remember fallen soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan

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Veterans for Peace will be displaying more than 6,000 tombstones from dawn tomorrow through dusk on Memorial Day on Eighth Avenue just east of 34th street in Gainesville. Donna Green-Townsend talked with Vets for Peace coordinator Scott Camil about how this display was arranged to remember those who have died in the wars in Afghanistan since 2001 and in Iraq since 2003.

[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPtombstonedisplay.mp3]

About Donna Green-Townsend

Donna is a reporter for WUFT News and can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.

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