Quantico Marine Corps Base in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
United States Marine Corps
Artillery Forward Observer
Company C, 1st Battalion, 2nd Marines
Task Force Tarawa
I Marine Expeditionary Force
Posthumously awarded the Silver Star Medal for actions during the Battle of An Nasiriyah, Iraq
Operation Iraqi Freedom
23 March 2003
This gallant leader gave his life in service to Country and Corps, illustrating the exemplary character and selfless sacrifice expected of a Marine officer.
Erected 2012 by United States Marine Corps.
Location. 38° 30.042′ N, 77° 26.379′ W. Marker is in Quantico Marine Corps Base, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker is on Belleau Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24197 Belleau Avenue, Quantico VA 22134, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. McGlothlin Hall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mitchell Hall (about 400 feet away); Marine Officers Basic Class 6-67 (about 500 feet away); Manion Hall (about 500 feet away); Basic School Class of 2-1965 Heywood Hall (about 500 feet away); William Groom Leftwich, Jr. (about 600 feet away); Lopez Hall (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Quantico Marine Corps Base.
Also see . . . Arlington Cemetery entry for Frederick E. Pokorney, Jr. (Submitted on November 21, 2014, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, 2nd Iraq •
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