Offutt Honors Military Men and Women

OMAHA (KPTM)- Offutt Air Force base is remembering service members who lost their lives fighting for our country.

Base officials broke ground Friday for a 90 foot statue that will represent the fallen. It will be the first of its kind at Offutt.

"It just means the world to us, every single time If we could just say thank you to those families that live here everyday that have given that sacrifice," said Dave Vasser, Master Sergeant. "It means the world to us to let them know that we are still here for them, we still think about them, we still appreciate their sacrifice."

Officials hope to have the statue in place before Memorial day weekend, but say it all depends on how much money they raise. They still need a few thousand dollars.

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