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1st Infantry Division Memorial

 
 
First Infantry Division Desert Storm Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 10, 2011
1. First Infantry Division Desert Storm Memorial Marker
Front of the monument
Inscription.
Front
Dedicated to the military personnel from Fort Riley, Kansas, service in support of Operation Desert Storm

July 4, 1991 by friends and neighbors in Junction City and Geary County

Funding for this project has been donated by:
Junction City Distributing Co. - Coors (Jerry Frakes)
Matlock Johnson Realtors (Russell Johnson)
Montgomery Publications (John Montgomery)
R&R Developers, Inc. (Richard Rothfuss)
United Telephone System (John Bowser)
Mastercarved Memorials of Clay Center

Back
To those from Fort Riley who gave their lives in the liberation of the Kuwaiti people during Operation Desert Storm
Lee A. Belas Jason C. Carr Melford R. Collins Roy L Damian, Jr. David O. Douthit Jonathan H. Kamm Reuben G. Kirk, III Mark A Miller John K Morgan Cheryl L O'Brien Kenneth J Perry David G Plasch Gary E. Streeter George R Swartzendruber Donaldson P Tillar, III Steven Trautman Troy W Wedgewood Michael D Daniels Marty Davis William Grimm Jeffrey Middleton

IN MEMORY
 
Erected 1991 by Friends and neighbors in Junction City and Geary County.
 
Location. 39° 1.644′ N, 96° 49.791′ W. Marker
First Infantry Division Desert Storm Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 10, 2011
2. First Infantry Division Desert Storm Memorial Marker
Back of the monument
is in Junction City, Kansas, in Geary County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street (U.S. 40) and West 5th Street, on the left when traveling north on Washington Street. Click for map. Monument is located in Junction City's Heritage Park. Marker is in this post office area: Junction City KS 66441, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Purple Heart Memorial (a few steps from this marker); World War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); State of Kansas Vietnam Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial Arch (within shouting distance of this marker); Buffalo Soldier Memorial (approx. one mile away); Cholera Epidemic of 1855 (approx. 3.1 miles away); Vanguard of Freedom (approx. 3.1 miles away); Confederate POWs (approx. 3.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Junction City.
 
Also see . . .  Geary County CVB. (Submitted on June 30, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 933 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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