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Rockport in Aransas County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Aransas County Veterans Memorial

 
 
Main Memorial covering WWII, Korea, and Vietnam image. Click for full size.
By Norman Frank, March 21, 2012
1. Main Memorial covering WWII, Korea, and Vietnam
Inscription. (center panel)
Some gave some • Some gave all

In loving memory
of our fallen heroes
of Aransas County

Erected Nov. 11, 1984
by
the Rockport American G. I. Forum
Chapter 324-F, Texas
Jose “Pepe” Zambrano, Chairman
Santiago Martinez, vice-Chairman
Candelario Torres, Secrety
Richard L. Dominguez, Treasurer
Emanuel Cabano, Sgt. at Arms
Lupe Montez, Chaplain
and
Rockport Ladies Auxiliary
Olivia Zambrano, Chairperson
Anita Dominguez, Vice Chairperson
and other members

(left panel)
W. W. II
Harry Eugene Nix• Bryant Lannon Sanders • Ralph Clair Wendell • Frank W. Hunt, Jr. • Orian Driscoll Stewart • Kenneth Earph Bowland • Everett Lyle Brundrett • John Allen Hattenbach • Garnett E. Saint

Korea
Ramon Solis • Orville K. Spicer • Junior Ray Wood

(right panel)
Vietnam
John Vincent Akin • Gary L. Barnum • Luis D. Briscoe, Jr. • Raymond Frank Demory • Guadalupe Galindo, Jr. • Henry R. Garcia • Alfredo Medina, Jr. • C. Gregory Nuckles • Wilton James Sullinger, Jr. • Ramon Hernancez Torres • Howard C. Williams, Jr. • Mack Houston Wilhelm • Gayle E. Williams

(base)
Designed
Rear of Main Memorial listing additional supporters image. Click for full size.
By Norman Frank, March 21, 2012
2. Rear of Main Memorial listing additional supporters
by Ramon Gloria, Veterans Hall of Fame Founder

(left & right vases)
V. F. W.
Post 3904
May 28, 1990

 
Erected 1984 by Rockport American G.I. Forum Chapter 324-F Texas, Rockport Ladies Auxilary.
 
Location. 28° 1.483′ N, 97° 3.012′ W. Marker is in Rockport, Texas, in Aransas County. Marker is at the intersection of North Austin Street (Loop Texas Route 70) and East Cornwall Street, on the right when traveling north on North Austin Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rockport TX 78382, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rockport’s Seafood Industry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Woman’s Club of Aransas County Building (about 500 feet away); The San Antonio and Aransas Pass Railroad in Rockport (about 600 feet away); Fulton-Bruhl House (about 700 feet away); The Packeries of Rockport (about 700 feet away); Rockport Marine Laboratory (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hoopes-Smith House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bracht House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rockport.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
Aransas County Veterans Memorial Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By Norman Frank, March 20, 2012
3. Aransas County Veterans Memorial Park Sign
Lest We Forget image. Click for full size.
By Norman Frank, March 21, 2012
4. Lest We Forget
Dedicated Nov. 11, 1985 to the
missing in action and prisoners of war
In memory of those who gave their lives on the USS Cole October 12, 2000 image. Click for full size.
By Norman Frank, March 21, 2012
5. In memory of those who gave their lives on the USS Cole October 12, 2000
Dedicated by City of Rockport
In honor of the Veterans of Desert Storm image. Click for full size.
By Norman Frank, March 21, 2012
6. In honor of the Veterans of Desert Storm
Dedicated by City of Rockport May 30, 1997
The War Against Terrorism image. Click for full size.
By Norman Frank, March 21, 2012
7. The War Against Terrorism
November 11, 2005
In memory to those women who have served their country so well image. Click for full size.
By Norman Frank, March 21, 2012
8. In memory to those women who have served their country so well
Dedicated by City of Rockport, Texas, November 9, 1986
Operation Resurrection, image. Click for full size.
By Norman Frank, March 21, 2012
9. Operation Resurrection,
the Revitalization of Veteran’s Memorial Parkis proudly sponsored by Leadership Aransas County Class XV and the generosity of the people of Aransas County. May 30, 2011
 
 
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