In 2012 there was hope for the mural to become a reality when a lunch scheduled with the owner of the Casa Mia's that approved the project for his building, the Director of Economic Development, the President of a Board for Art Council, and me as a creator of the mural.
The Director of Economic Development thought it was a good idea, and said they would also invite the member of the art council to join us for lunch with the owner of the building in October of 2012.
Heidi Hogan made a decision on her own for the Board of Commissioner's when she picked up the phone and told Cathy that the Board of Commissioners did not want me to present it. And because of the political backlash that would put the Director of Economic Development between a rock and a hard place. And I completely understand the Director’s circumstances.
- To honour those that died in the line of duty in three conflicts that most Americans, including veterans that believed we should not have been involved in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
- Tens of thousands of Americans blood was spilled on foreign soils all for our politician's self- interest
- To, show honour and respect for the Soldiers from North Carolina and their families. To show all of North Carolina and the United States how much we care
- To display a unique Mural that not only gives respect to all the North Carolinian's that died for our country but will reflect a positive image for the State of North Carolina.
…American Flag of the Mural? B.
Note of Interest:
- The majority of truck drivers are veterans of WW II and all the other battlefields with thousands of our veterans blood spilled on foreign lands. since and until the present day.
- Route 158 has been the main artery for trucks going North and South.(This is a view of the Mural when driving North on 158.
Seeking support for the project i.e. Halifax County Arts council, Halifax County Economical Development, or North Carolina Art Council and any private funding that would like to support the Project: “We Honour
Please find it in your hearts to support this worthy project that will also help show the nation that the town of Littleton has a big heart. It will let our town be a little brighter and may help bring people to our community to see this original one of a kind Veteran Memorial Mural.
I thank you for your support as I know the families and loved ones that suffered losses in these Military conflicts would be very grateful for your support.
Halifax County Arts Council has done so much for a residence of Halifax County and their communities. I believe if they hear your voices they will be very supportive of making this dream come true in the town of Littleton.
Historical Marker Transcription
In operation by 1770. Revolutionary tavern & stage stop. Named for the family of Thomas Person. Restored by Littleton Woman's Club. One block. E.
Since 1997: 93 names have been added to the memorial that is not shown in the stats below.
- DEATHS BY STATE HOME OF RECORD –
Photos: A Look Back at the Vietnam War on the 35th Anniversary of the Fall of Saigon
DCAS Vietnam Conflict Extract File record counts by CASUALTY CATEGORY (as of April 29, 2008 )
|Casualty Category||Number of Records|
|DIED OF WOUNDS||5,299|
|KILLED IN ACTION||40,934|
|PRESUMED DEAD (BODY REMAINS RECOVERED)||32|
|PRESUMED DEAD (BODY REMAINS NOT RECOVERED)||91|
Afghanistan War Death Toll: Operation Enduring Freedom Hits 2,000 U.S. Casualties
Iraq, Afghanistan War Wounded Pass 50,000
Afghanistan War: 2,000th U.S. Troop Killed In Insider Attack
FIRST OFF THE PLANE
Somalia: Dead American Soldier Dragged through Streets