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Highway signs honor vets

 

February 21, 2018

MAYOR Greg Mahler, center, lifts a cover off a new highway sign honoring Medal of Honor recipients.

Two new signs at the east city limit mark Highway 20 as the Medal of Honor Highway, honoring Oregon's 26 recipients of the Medal of Honor.

"These signs will be an everlasting reminder and our way of honoring our heroes, to remember their achievements, their courage and their dedication and to say thank you for their sacrifices," said Mayor Greg Mahler during an unveiling ceremony Friday afternoon at Shea Point. "These signs, in conjunction with the Veterans Memorial and the military banner project solidifies the pride our citizens of Sweet Home have for our military.

"We're here today to...



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