Fallen Five memorial nears completion; dedication set for October 19
Construction continues on Chattanooga's 'Wreath of Honor' memorial honoring the Fallen Five service members.
On Saturday, October 19, a public event will be held to celebrate the life, service and sacrifice made by Sgt. Carson A. Holmquist, Gunnery Sgt. Thomas J. Sullivan, Lance Corporal Squire K. 'Skip' Wells, Staff Sgt. David A. Wyatt, and Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Randall Smith.
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That's when the memorial will be unveiled to the public and seen for the first time.
Major memorial components include a plaza, limestone pillars and gold wreath that will be installed this week.
The memorial honors the five service members slain on July 16, 2015 at the U.S. Naval Operational Support Center.