Price of freedom on display in Gillette through Sunday

Tribute to American veteran's photo
Hundreds turned out Wednesday for the first day of the traveling wall at CAMP-PLEX Park. (RJ Morgan/County 17)

Tribute to American Veterans

The price of freedom is the writing on the traveling wall which arrived Tuesday in Gillette. This sentimental tribute to our fallen hero’s killed in the line of duty from Vietnam through the airport bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan last month as well as the brave first responders lost during 9/11. See photo gallery below at the end of this schedule.

The wall of honor will be on display daily at CAM-PLEX Park through Sunday

Thursday, Sept. 9

9 a.m. – Invocation by Pastor Marty Crump, pledge of allegiance, National Anthem by Hailey Shelstad

10 a.m. – Education day for local schools

7 p.m. – Entertainment by Tris Munsick & The Innocents

9:05 p.m. – Fireworks

9:20 p.m. – Taps by Gary Rye

Friday, Sept. 10

9 a.m. – Invocation by Pastor Marty Crump, pledge of allegiance, National Anthem by Christina Pollat

10 a.m. – Education day

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7 p.m. – Entertainment by American Hitman

9:05 p.m. – Fireworks

9:20 p.m. – Taps by Gary Rye

Saturday, Sept. 11

9 a.m. – Invocation by Pastor Marty Crump, pledge of allegiance, National Anthem by Hailey Shelstad

10 a.m. – Open for viewing

11 a.m. – Campbell County Fire Department ceremony, Gillette Mayor Louise Carter-King, Campbell County Commissioner Chairman Bob Maul, Gillette Police Department, Campbell County Sheriff Scott Matheny, Emergency Medical Services, Campbell County Fire Chief Jeff Bender, tolling bell, moment of silence

12 p.m. – City-wide picnic sponsored by the City of Gillette and the Campbell County commissioners

2 p.m. – Veteran’s parade along Second Avenue

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4 p.m. – 67th Army National Band Performance

5 p.m. – Gillette Community Theater, 110 Stories by Sarah Tuft

7 p.m. – Entertainment by the Empty Cask band

9:05 p.m. – Fireworks

9:20 p.m. – Taps by Gary Rye

Sunday, Sept. 12

9 a.m. – Invocation by Pastor Marty Crump, pledge of allegiance, National Anthem by Hailey Shelstad, hosting colors to full mast and lowering to half mast

10 a.m. – Sunday services by Pastor Marty Crump

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7 p.m. – Entertainment by American Hitman

12 p.m. – Ride of Honor

2:30 p.m. – Closing ceremonies, moment of silence, benediction by Greg Aholt, taps by Gary Rye