PHOTO GALLERY: Retired soldier walks America to honor others
August 10, 2013 | 4:52 p.m. CDTMemorial creator Joe “Tiger” Patrick of Peace Dale, R.I., selected more casual, personal photos for the memorial when they were available. Patrick is walking 20 miles a day, six days a week to honor military members killed in action. On the 25-foot panel are 26 Missouri natives, including Columbia residents Lance Cpl. Leon B. DeRops and Spc. Sterling Wyatt.
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