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Brian Piercy Re-Internment Legacy Project

Brian Piercy Re-Interment at Arlington National Cemetery

Legacies Alive is working with our Gold Star mother, Carol Berberich from Los Angeles, CA, to honor her son with re-interment at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. Carol’s son, Brian Piercy, was killed in action in Afghanistan July 19, 2010.  We have raised the funds and have the approvals to re-inter Brian to Arlington at a date to be determined later this year.

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Ben Linkous marching at Fort Benning, GA

2020 Mountain Man Memorial March

US Army MSG Ben Linkous led the way in the Virtual Mountain Man Memorial March on Saturday, April 25th in honor of USAF SSGT Dylan Elchin, KIA Afghanistan November 27, 2018. For 2020’s Legacy Challenge, Ben and some of his teammates at Fort Benning, GA marched 26.2 miles while wearing 35-pound rucksacks. Many others from across the nation joined Ben “virtually” by marching, running or walking in their hometowns.

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Dylan J. Elchin KIA

War Memorials in Beaver County, Pennsylvania

Legacies Alive is currently in the fundraising stages of building 3 war memorials in Beaver County Pennsylvania. Memorials will be located in Brighton Township, Hopewell Township, and Chippewa Township.  These memorials will honor all service members from Beaver County who have paid the high cost of freedom. Honor bricks can be purchased in the names of active, reservist, and retired service members from all branches.

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