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By Don Ogle 

Sidney pays tribute to the fallen in Memorial Day ceremonies


Don Ogle / Sun-Telegraph Editor

Legion Auxilliary member Phyllis Tuzicka lays a wreath at the Veteran's Memorial in Greenwood Cemetery in observance of Memorial Day.

From America's founding revolution to the global war on terror, nearly one million men and women in the armed forced have made the ultimate sacrifice for freedom, said Staff Sgt. Cody Green of the 1057th Transportation Company in his opening remarks at the Memorial Day ceremony held Monday in Sidney.

"The number of fallen heroes is not just statistics," SSgt. Green said. "They are real people, with real families, who live in real communities. We can best honor their sacrifice by remembering their families, who have lost so much.

"Freedom is not free. It's only possible because our fallen h...

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