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Lynchburg businesses create memorials to honor 13 fallen soldiers in Afghanistan

The Moose Lodge plans to keep their tribute up until Sept. 11

Some local businesses are honoring the 13 fallen soldiers in Afghanistan.
Some local businesses are honoring the 13 fallen soldiers in Afghanistan.

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Some local businesses are honoring the 13 fallen soldiers in Afghanistan.

The Moose Lodge on Lakeside Drive in Lynchburg reserved 13 seats and turned down 13 glasses at a table, surrounded by American flags.

The nonprofit plans on leaving the tribute up through Sept. 11.

“[The fallen troops] deserve the respect that they’ve given us. So, we’re very appreciative of the things they’ve done because we’re able to do things now because our veterans and active military that other countries can’t,” said Heather Brennan, social quarter manager of the Moose Lodge.

Small Batch Barbecue in Lynchburg also paid tribute by placing 13 beers around red, white, and blue flowers.


About the Author:

Tim Harfmann joined the 10 News team in September 2020 and works at the station's Lynchburg bureau.