Commemorating Military Personnel


May 31, 2023

Cut to resemble dog tags, the metal signs commemorate both active and former military personnel

Just in time for Memorial Day, the American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) affiliated with Post 109 in Turner, Montana, completed their Dog Tags to Honor Military Personnel project. On Monday, May 22, twenty signs appeared on Main Street across from the American Legion Hall. Inspired by a similar project in Carbon County, the ALA brought the idea to town as a way to thank and recognize veterans that are still living.

While Turner residents Kirsti and Max Cederberg were visiting relatives in Red Lodge, they admired the thousands of crosses and dog tags that line Highway 212. "I wanted to see us hono...

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