Local artist to paint mural honoring slain military servicemen

Kevin Bate will soon begin portraits on this McCallie Avenue wall of the four Marines and one Sailor who were killed in an attack last month.

Ten years from now, I want people to drive by and remember their names.

photo Kevin Bate will soon begin portraits on this McCallie Avenue wall of the four Marines and one Sailor who were killed in an attack last month.

photo Kevin Bate works to install a piece of artwork at the Chattanooga Public Library on Tuesday. He will soon begin portraits of the four Marines and one sailor who were killed in an attack last month.

Local artist Kevin Bate refuses to say the name of the man who drew national attention after killing five servicemen in Chattanooga on July 16.