A lasting tribute to honor and recognize the courage and commitment of past and present men and women of Meridian and East Mississippi who have served in the U. S. Armed Services. The East Mississippi Veterans Memorial Park will HONOR, EDUCATE and INSPIRE.
HONOR: To honor and recognize our service members and to instill in each of us a sense of appreciation, respect and awe for the individuals who served honorably and who are serving in order to preserve the freedoms that we cherish.
EDUCATE: To educate visitors, community and future generations about American military history and the role and contributions played in it by Mississippi service members. The memorial will foster a public understanding of the sacrifices made by all and their families during their service to our country, especially to those Veterans who served on the battlefields in order to protect and maintain the freedoms we enjoy.
INSPIRE: To inspire future generations to serve and carryon those values and love of country that their past ancestors have done before them so that we can continue to have the freedoms and rights that our great nation was founded upon.
The East Mississippi Veterans Memorial Park will create a distinctive and unique world class Memorial that gives veterans, their families and the community a peaceful area to reflect on the past and honor those who served and are currently serving. A timeless venue to honor all our service members for generations to come.