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Duncan in Stephens County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Vietnam War

1964 - 1973

 
 
Vietnam War Monument image. Click for full size.
By M. Blakelylaw, June 3, 2012
1. Vietnam War Monument
Inscription. (center panel)
May we then hold a tender thought, they would not wish that we be sad; but cherish that for which they fought, and gave up all on earth they had.

(left panel)
James R. Rutledge Robert E. Craythorne Cecil D. Belt, Jr. Ralph E. Mabry Jimmy W. Boggs Charles Seaton Robert Van Pack Ronald A. Sehested

(right panel)
Ronnie D. Shaw Teddy Hargrove Dennis Ray Forney David Mark Steele Patrick D. Robirds Jimmy Don West Robert Dean Frost Gerald W. Byrns, Jr.

(rear panel)
"Thy will is our peace"
This tribute in loving memory of our sons...The Gold Star Mothers
 
Erected by Gold Star Mothers.
 
Location. 34° 30.697′ N, 97° 58.038′ W. Marker is in Duncan, Oklahoma, in Stephens County. Marker is on U.S. 81 0.1 miles north of West Pine Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. The Vietnam Memorial is located in the northern half of Duncan's Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Duncan OK 73533, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lest We Forget (a few steps from this marker); POW-MIA (a few steps from this marker);
Vietnam War Monument - Back Side image. Click for full size.
By M. Blakelylaw, June 3, 2012
2. Vietnam War Monument - Back Side
Duty, Honor and Country (within shouting distance of this marker); Persian Gulf, Afghanistan & Iraq War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Erle P. Halliburton (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Memorial Park (about 700 feet away); Indian Base Line (approx. 0.2 miles away); Halliburton (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Duncan.
 
More about this marker. Most of the monuments dedicated to veterans or wars are located in the park's northern half. The park also contains monuments and memorials dedicated to historic events and people.
 
Categories. War, Vietnam
 
Vietnam War Monument image. Click for full size.
By M. Blakelylaw, June 3, 2012
3. Vietnam War Monument
Vietnam War Monument - Back Side image. Click for full size.
By M. Blakelylaw, June 3, 2012
4. Vietnam War Monument - Back Side
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by M. Blakelylaw of Southeast, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 296 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by M. Blakelylaw of Southeast, Oklahoma. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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