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Sculptures honor fallen heroes at Aberdeen Proving Ground business park, The GATE

Sculptures honor fallen heroes at Aberdeen Proving Ground business park, The GATE

A statue honoring Gold Star Families and Gold Star Mothers, whose children were killed in service during United States wars, is the latest addition to a section of an Aberdeen Proving Ground office park that is dedicated to fallen U.S. troops and their families.

The marble composite statue, which has a bronze outer covering made to resemble a bronze statue, depicts a woman holding a photograph and her child's dog tags. The statue has been placed on a bench in a park along the edge of a pond near the entrance to The GATE, or Government and Technology Enterprise, business park for military contractors that support the various commands at APG.

The life-size sculpture, which is...

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