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Friday, October 15, 2010

City seeks veterans' information for Veterans Day.

Markers to be placed Oct. 30.

MILTON, GA., Oct. 15, 2010 - The City of Milton will once again display commemorative markers for Veterans Day, Nov. 11, and in preparation is adding veterans into the city's registry of service men and women.

Through more than two years of hard work and the generosity of residents, Milton has amassed a list of more than 150 fallen veterans memorialized with markers placed on Deerfield Parkway the week of the holiday.

Each year residents ask how their family members may be added to the registry. The city does not have access to a government database revealing who served in the military. Instead, we need you to tell us.

If you, a friend or someone in your family is or was a veteran, please fill out the attached form below. You may drop it off at City Hall, fax it to 678-242-2499 or mail it to:

Milton City Hall
13000 Deerfield Parkway
Suite 107A
Milton GA 30004
Attn: Linda Matthews

There is also an online form available anytime at the City of Milton Web site. You may either click here or go to www.cityofmiltonga.us. To access the form, click on the "Find a Form or Permit" tab at the top of the page and choose "Register military veterans' information" from the "Online Forms" section at the top of the page.

Once you give the City of Milton the information, it will be placed in a secure database. The names will then be sent to City Councilman Bill Lusk, who for three years has personally built, painted, engraved and placed the markers at his own expense.

The names will then also be used in the City of Milton's yearly Memorial Day service.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Who's idea was this Originally? Lusk knows for sure. and so does the City. I know who should be Mayor with all the ideas they've copied as their own.

Anonymous said...

Who? Please dont say George?

Anonymous said...

I am interested in seeing the complete list of veterans. Will this be posted on access milton?