(LE MARS)–A park in Plymouth County dedicated to the service of all veterans is being praised by the National Vice Commander of the American Legion.
John Mella of Iron Mountain, Michigan was in Le Mars Tuesday for the annual National Vice Commander Tour with the American Legion of Iowa.
Wasmer Post 241 of the American Legion hosted Mella. Mella toured the Plymouth County Veterans Memorial Park at Third Avenue and 10th Street Southeast.
Don Law and Rich Schultz who coordinated the project gave Mella a DVD of the park.
State American Legion Commander Jerry Sebben of Granger urged the northwest Iowa Legion members to remember the families of soldiers on active duty.
Mayor Dick Kirchoff welcomed the Vice Commander and membership tour by highlighting the 1,125 flags displayed during the Avenue of Flags on Memorial Day and Veterans Memorial Park.