The 362 foot replica of the Cold War submarine will be a tribute to servicemen and women
Amber Miller with the Omaha Parks Foundaion is spearheading a $1 million fundraising campaign to create the memorial at Levi Carter Park near Eppley Airfield.
Miller says they have the sail and rudder in storage and it will take about three years to complete the project. The Navy submarine was decommisioned in 1995.
She tell KFAB when it is finished, the replica submarine will appear as if it was sitting in water. Miller says they will use the memorial for public events and ceremonies.
A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Friday afternoon at 3:00