DENVER — November 11 is Veteran' Day and Governor Polis and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock are honored Colorado's fallen heroes ahead of the federal holiday.
The Memorial Service took place at the Lincoln Memorial Park at 10 a.m. Saturday morning.
The Colorado Fallen Heroes Memorial honored the military men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service for the United States of America.
Many people in the community talked at the memorial service including:
- Colonel Loren “Skip” Johnson (Ret.)
- Governor Jared Polis
- Mayor Michael B. Hancock
- Larry A. Mizel, chairman and CEO of the MDC/Richmond American Homes Foundation
- Seth Rosenman, Rosenman Associates Architects
- Brig. Gen. Laura Clellan, The Adjutant General of Colorado
- Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter, U.S. Army (Ret.), president and CEO, National Veterans Memorial and Museum
- Tom Wykstra, Gold Star Father
- Rebecca Kim, chair, Colorado Fallen Heroes Memorial Fund
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