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Colorado Freedom Memorial Dedication Ceremony May 26, 2013, Aurora Colorado. The memorial lists the names of all Colorado service members whose lives were lost during combat operations on foreign soil, since Colorado became a state. This is the first memorial of its kind, which names members from all service branches and all wars. With over six thousand names every Coloradoan from Pvt. Fred Springstead, a Colorado National Guard member who was killed by a sniper during the Spanish-American War in 1898, through Cpl. David M. Sonka who was killed earlier this month in Afghanistan are currently listed on the memorial. (Air National Guard photo by: Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf/RELEASED)

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Taken on May 26, 2013