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Quantico Marine Corps Base in Stafford County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Murphy Demolition Range

 
 
Murphy Demolition Range Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 8, 2007
1. Murphy Demolition Range Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to the memory of
Major Walter M. Murphy
United States Marine Corps
Instructor Field Engineering
The Basic School
1964 – 1967
Killed in Action
Battle of Hue City RVN
31 January 1968
Donated by Fox Company 6/74

 
Erected by Fox Company 6/74.
 
Location. 38° 30.391′ N, 77° 27.178′ W. Marker is in Quantico Marine Corps Base, Virginia, in Stafford County. Marker is at the intersection of MCB-3 and Murphy Road, on the right when traveling west on MCB-3. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Quantico VA 22134, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Graves Hall (approx. 0.7 miles away); Haas Hall (approx. 0.7 miles away); Captured Iraqi T-69 Tank (approx. mile away but has been reported missing); Manion Hall (approx. mile
Murphy Demolition Range Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 8, 2007
2. Murphy Demolition Range Marker
The red flag is flown to indicate training is taking place on the range.
away); McGlothlin Hall (approx. 0.8 miles away); O'Bannon Hall (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mitchell Hall (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lopez Hall (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Quantico Marine Corps Base.
 
Also see . . .  Major Walter M. Murphy, remembered. Major Murphy is remembered on The Virtual Wall. Major Murphy was awarded the Silver Star, posthumously. The Citation can be viewed at this link. (Submitted on October 11, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyMilitaryWar, Vietnam
 
Murphy Demolition Range Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 8, 2007
3. Murphy Demolition Range Marker
At the intersection of MCB-3 and Murphy Road.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 910 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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