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Veterans Memorial Park: This beautiful new memorial is dedicated to all veterans, but specifically to recognize the first flag-raising on Iwo Jima, on February 23, 1945, with the centerpiece featuring a large statue of Cpl. Charles W. Lindberg who was one of the four Marines to raise the first flag (the more well-known photo of the flag-raising depicts the second flag), Veterans Memorial Park. Richfield, Minnesota, July 30, 2009 (Credit: jpellgen via Flickr)

Veterans Memorial Park: This beautiful new memorial is dedicated to all veterans, but specifically to recognize the first flag-raising on Iwo Jima, on February 23, 1945, with the centerpiece featuring a large statue of Cpl. Charles W. Lindberg who was one of the four Marines to raise the first flag (the more well-known photo of the flag-raising depicts the second flag), Veterans Memorial Park. Richfield, Minnesota, July 30, 2009 (Credit: jpellgen via Flickr)