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Pooler in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Vietnam War Memorial

 
 
Vietnam War Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, February 8, 2009
1. Vietnam War Memorial Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to the 2.7 million men and woman in the U.S. Military who served in the Vietnam War from 1957-1975 and to the 58,245 who sacrificed their lives for the freedom of the Vietnemese people
( Map of Southeast Asia )

We are honored to have had the opportunity to serve our country under difficult circumstances. We are profoundly grateful to our Commander in Chief and to our nation for this day. God Bless America !
Rear Admiral Jeremiah A Denton, Jr
First Prisoner of War
Released February 12, 1973

At the base are bricks with the names and units of Military Personel.
 
Erected by Mighty Eighth AF Museum.
 
Location. 32° 6.967′ N, 81° 14.247′ W. Marker is in Pooler, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker can be reached from Bourne Avenue. Click for map. Located at the Mighty Eighth AF Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 175 Bourne Avenue, Pooler GA 31322, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 7th Photo Recon Group (a few steps from this marker); Ol' Buddy (a few steps from this marker); A Crew Of Sky Queen (a few steps from
Vietnam War Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, February 8, 2009
2. Vietnam War Memorial Marker
this marker); Korean War (a few steps from this marker); Tribute to Captain MacDonald Austin and Sargeant Jack Berlin (a few steps from this marker); The Weixler's (a few steps from this marker); Arky - Missy G   Crew (a few steps from this marker); Lt. J E Bass Pilot and Crew (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Pooler.
 
Also see . . .  Rear Admiral Jeremiah A Denton, Jr. He spent almost eight years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam and later wrote a book about his experiences. (Submitted on April 24, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, Vietnam
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,025 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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