Photos WV Veterans Memorial gets new, blue lighting on November 24, 2015 More in Photos: Gift for the Winter Solstice: A rainbow over Green Bank December 27, 2018 Spotted in Pocahontas: Insect fashion show November 5, 2018 Protected: Media Alert – Photos, notes, video links from the WV Supreme Court tour August 6, 2018 Charleston Gazette-Mail photo by Tom HindmanThe West Virginia Veterans Memorial has been outfitted with blue lights, with the inside niches backlit with white light. The memorial had been undergoing repairs since the spring of 2014. Renovations included a new water system, handrails, lights and paving stones. The oval-shaped monument honors more than 10,000 West Virginians who died in 20th-century conflicts. To see more from the Charleston Gazette-Mail, click here.