Q: Is it too late to donate or have a Veteran listed?
A: Names that were submitted by September 15th will be added to the wall for the dedication on November 11th, but names and contributions are still being accepted and will be added to the memorial at a later date following the dedication.
Q: My son was a staff sergeant. How will his name show on the Wall of Honor?
A: To show how everyone contribution is equally appreciated no signs of rank will be shown so his name will show simply as John (or maybe Johnny or Jack) R. Doe.
Q: My grandfather never lived in Delaware County. Can his name still be placed on the Wall of Honor?
A: Yes. The decision was made to honor veterans not just Delaware County veterans.
Q: My 3 brothers and my sister were all veterans. Can they each be listed?
A: Yes. Your donor donation ($100, $500, etc.) Paves the way and then each succeeding $50 donation allows another veteran to be listed.
Q: My husband served in the Army Reserves, but was never called to active duty. Can he be listed?
A: Yes. As long as he or she served in the U. S. armed services they can be listed.
Q: My nephew was killed in action. Will his name be listed in bold letters?
A: No. We are sorry for your loss, but many veterans suffered, and some later died, as a result of their experiences so our goal is to recognize everyone's sacrifice.
Q: My grandson will be leaving for the armed services later this fall. Can I add his name?
A: Yes. We thank him for his service and know that when he is out of the service he will be a veteran so the name may be added now.
Q: A bit short of money right now. Will we be able to be listed as donors and have our veteran added next year? A: There may eventually be an option to add names but to make things run smoothly and to get the memorial in place, all etching will take place in the factory prior to the delivery of the pieces on site.
Q: My daughter is planning to enlist in the Air Force. Will I be able to add her name in the future? A: There may eventually be an option to add names but to make things run smoothly and to get the memorial in place, all etching will take place in the factory prior to the delivery of the pieces on site.
Q: My grandfather served in WW I. Can his name be etched into the Wall of Honor?
A: Yes. Any U. S. veteran
Q: Who will be responsible for keeping up the Memorial? A: The Memorial is being placed in a city park and will be maintained as part of the park. In addition, funds will be set aside for maintenance and improvement.
Q: My father served in the coast guard. Will there be a place for his name? A: Absolutely.
Q: My mother worked in Chicago building air planes during the WW II. Can her name be on the Wall of Honor?
A: Thanks to your mother for her service, but this memorial will only recognize male and female members of the five branches if the service.