New Memorial Honors Oakland County’s Fallen Military Members

Excerpt: A new memorial to honor fallen military heroes has been unveiled in Oakland County.

The memorial, called “Lest They Be Forgotten,” honors 22 Oakland County residents who sacrificed their lives in military service in the years since Sept. 11, 2001.

“I designed a memorial that incorporated pictures of the individuals along with their name, rank, branch of service, hometown and a picture of the medals that they had earned while they were there,” said Skip Bushart, president of The Fallen Heroes Memorial Foundation. “It is one of the most unique memorials in the country.”

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