Near Triangle in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
HMM-362 Ugly Angels Vietnam Memorial “Wing”
HMM-362 Ugly Angels
In memory of those who paid the ultimate price for freedom.
God Bless - Semper Fi
Erected 2000 by the Ugly Angels Memorial Foundation.
Location. 38° 32.622′ N, 77° 20.467′ W. Marker is near Triangle, Virginia, in Prince William County. Click for map. Marker is located east, and on the grounds of, the National Museum of the Marine Corps. Marker is in this post office area: Triangle VA 22172, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Second Battalion, 4th Marines (a few steps from this marker); Soldiers of the Sea (a few steps from this marker); Iron Mike (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Once a Marine .... Always a Marine (about 400 feet away); Lieutenant General John Archer Lejeune (about 500 feet away); Alfred Lerner (about 600 feet away); The King's Highway ~ The Potomac Path (about 600 feet away); The Kings Highway ~ Road to Yorktown (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Triangle.
More about this marker. This marker was originally located at 38° 30′ 48.32″ N, 77° 18′ 43.01″ W, a site across Kelton Avenue from the base headquarters. It was removed from that location on 13 November 2007 and relocated to the Marine Corps Memorial Gardens, a site near the National Museum of the Marine Corps. Most pictures here on this page were taken at its original location. This correspondent was fortunate to be passing the original site during preparation for moving and contributed to the effort.
Also see . . .
1. The YL-37 Group Foundation, Inc. The YL-37 Group Foundation restored and flies the UH-34D seen in picture 2. This link provides a brief history of this UH-34D, its service with the Ugly Angels, and why they keep it flying.
2. The Story of YL 37.
3. HMM-362 Vietnam Veterans Website.
1. Dedication Quote
In Vietnam, we went where the fighting took place, and entered the fray, and tried to keep each other alive. Thirty and more years later, we try to help each other make sense of life, and we support our brothers out of an allegiance and loyalty that can only be forged in fire.
- Rusty Sachs, Quantico Dedication, July 8, 2000
Categories. • 20th Century • War, Vietnam •
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