Alex Jokich KSTP
Veterans Memorial Park in Blaine unveiled a new monument Friday, dedicated to women in service.
It is believed to be the only monument of its kind in Minnesota, specifically paying tribute to women in the military.
The monument has five sides in honor of each branch of the military, with a flame on top meant to symbolize women on fire for freedom.
“It’s just, ah, it leaves me speechless,” said Captain Kay Bauer, an 86-year-old veteran from Coon Rapids.
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