A dedication ceremony was held at Keizer Station in Keizer, Ore., Nov. 8, to name a park in honor of Army Pfc. Ryan J. Hill who was killed in the line of duty while serving in Iraq in 2007.
In attendance at the ceremony was Pfc. Hill’s mother, Shawna Fenison, as well as Congressman Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.); Keizer Mayor Lore Christopher; Department of Veterans Affairs representative, Mike Allegre; and Maj. Gen. Dan Hokanson, Adjutant General, Oregon.
Shawna Fenison, mother of Army Pfc. Ryan J. Hill, speaks to a crowd during the memorial park dedication ceremony in honor of her son at Keizer Station in Keizer, Ore., Nov. 8. (Photo by Sgt. Betty Boyce, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)