Memorial Day has passed, however, the memory of late U.S. Army Sergeant Joshua "Josh" Barrett Madden will soon live on for all who pass through Webster's I-20 corridor.
Act 121 designates Sibley/Minden exit 47 as "Sergeant Joshua Barrett Madden Interchange" effective August 1.
"I hope that it starts a precedent that other soldiers who have given their life in active duty combat can have something permanent here dedicated with their name," Josh's mother Cindy Madden said. "Because when people forget about the soldiers and their sacrifice, that's when we lose the value of our freedom."Subscribe to Read!