Mural honoring fallen service members unveiled at William McKinley I.S. 259 in Bay Ridge

A military memorial was unveiled today at William McKinley I.S. 259 in Bay Ridge. About 65 students spent the school year painting the mural, which

The mural highlights the names of 6,000 service members who died in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The mural highlights the names of 6,000 service members who died in Iraq and Afghanistan. (5/21/13)

BROOKLYN - A military memorial was unveiled today at William McKinley I.S. 259 in Bay Ridge.

About 65 students spent the school year painting the mural, which covers a wing of the school. More than 6,000 names are written in gold on the walls to remember and honor service members who have died in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Next year, the mural’s creators plan to honor the victims of Superstorm Sandy with another mural.

For more on the mural, watch the clip to the left or click News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612. 

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