Several hundred people turned out in Seven Lakes Saturday for the unveiling and dedication of the Wall of Honor, a display built to honor local veterans. The event included a parachutist, color guard and guest speakers.

Photos by Pilot staff photographer Ted Fitzgerald

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Kent Misegades

Terrific. But some day we need a wall of honor for taxpayers who fund the military. Our active military and its veterans are very well paid these days. Benefits are way beyond the average in the private sector, where all the wealth is created before being confiscated by the government. Taxpayers who did not wear a government uniform don’t have much job security, can’t retire after 20 years, and don’t get discounts at local stores, either. The military is necessary, but so is a strong economy, driven by those who toil in careers twice as long as most veterans do. As far as dangerous jobs go, the military is far down on the list. Most are private sector jobs like truck drivers and construction workers, measured in injuries and deaths per thousand hours.

Matthew Hintz

Kent let us go out to breakfast so I can educate you. You are right about a strong economy. Too bad Biden had to destroy the Trump economy. All Brandon had to do was nothing, instead he undid everything that was working just find to fix what was not broken. How is everyone enjoying inflation? Mandates? Oh don't forget hundreds of Americans were left behind in Afghanistan and are now essentially hostages.

Matthew Hintz

Add all federal government employees to your rant.

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