Agreed, BL. We only get one chance like this to honor them, we should make sure that we're creating something that will withstand the test of time and not leave them forgotten about in 30 years.
Every time I visit the Vietnam memorial it's such a powerful experience, even though I wasn't even alive during the war. It makes you so aware of the futility of hatred and war. Those are the kinds of messages we're obligated to send for many generations into the future.