A solemn military memorial display, Remembering our Fallen – Texas Heroes, will be at the Stephens Central Library this Friday, 9 am – 6 pm and Saturday, 9 am – 5 pm.

Oleg Zabielin

This traveling wall display covers approximately 200 linear feet and consists of over 600 photographs of our service members who died in in the War on Terror in Iraq & Afghanistan. Service members portrayed in this memorial called Texas their home.

Setup will take place approximately noon – 5pm Thursday and will be taken down on Monday morning.

Martha Ramirez, lost her son Elias Torrez III on April 9 to hostile fire in Iraq. He was Tom Green County’s first casualty there. She is a Gold Star Mother and beloved by the Marine unit at Goodfellow AFB. The wall is being brought to the library this year to honor the memory of Elias Torrez III, Martha’s stepson.