The US Money Reserve recently announced plans on Kusi.com to donate a portion of proceeds from the sale of gold and silver coins of the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor. The company announced that the donations will go towards financing the statue of a Lone Sailor that will be installed in Pearl Harbor. The statue commemorates the patriotic men and women sailors who were called into action after the infamous attack on Pearl Harbor 75 years ago.
The project will be carried out as a joint venture between US Money Reserve and US Navy Memorial Foundation. The statue is a special dedication to all the sailors serving in the sea services who have put their lives on the line to protect freedom. It embodies honor, devotion and respect to duty and service. It is also meant to inspire the youth while honoring the men and women serving at sea together with their families.
Specifications of the Statue
The lone sailor will be a seven foot tall bronze statue weighing around 1000lbs. The sailor will be carrying a sea bag together with a cleat weighing a total of 700lbs. In addition, some of the steel from USS Arizona will also be used to make part of the base for the statue. It was created by Stanley Bleifeld, the current sculptor for the US Navy Memorial.
About the US Navy Memorial Fund
It is located in Washington DC on Pennsylvania Avenue. It was established to provide a living tribute to the men and women of the Navy people while honoring their service.
About US Money Reserve
The US Money Reserve according to goldnewsnetwork.com is one of the biggest private distributors of us gold, silver and platinum products. Its head office is located in Austin, Texas. The reserve was founded in 2001 and has since then grown into on the largest global private distributors of special metals and coins.
Originally Published on Yahoo News: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/recognition-75th-anniversary-u-money-130000239.html