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Marine memorial dedication takes place in Freedom Park

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

Community members gathered at Freedom Park on Sunday for the dedication of a memorial honoring U.S. Marines.

The memorial honors Marine's that are still living and those who did not make it home from war according to the Marine Corps League Charlotte Detachment 750.

The memorial shows the history of wars and campaigns the U.S. Marines have fought dating all the way back to the American Revolution.

Officials say Lieutenant General Frank Panter is the keynote speaker for the dedication.

Sunday is the Marine Corps birthday.

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