Next time you stop by the LZ Peace Memorial on Guilford Road you'll notice something new.

A new memorial to honor Vietnam veterans that were effected by Agent Orange has been added to the site. – Rockford’s News Leader

It's unfortunate that the forest defoliant created so many health problems to our veterans. As the saying goes "War is Hell" and what these men faced in Southeast Asia I can't even imagine.

However, I am grateful to see that they are being recognized postmortem for their service to our country. these brave men risked it all in Vietnam, it's only right that we give them the honor and the respect that they deserve.

To learn more about the LZ Peace Memorial and the Agent Orange Memorial, click here.