Sgt. Major William Fisk, an Artesia native and keynote speaker for the Baish Veterans’ Park dedication, addresses the audience Monday at the park. Fisk was joined on stage by, from left, Gene Dow, vice president and manager of KSVP; Jose Zelaya, Baish Veterans’ Park’s architect; Peyton Yates, president of Artesia MainStreet; and Mayor Phil Burch. Rob Larson – Daily Press