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Lt Charles Garrison Veterans Memorial

All Gave Some - Some Gave All

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., January 6, 2015
1. Lt Charles Garrison Veterans Memorial Sign
Inscription.

In memory of
Veterans
World War I

and
Veterans
World War II

The Perimeter
The Perimeter is a place warriors will always seek- even for eternity. Just gaze out at our National Cemeteries, for out there, on the outer edge, ever so diligent, are those on the Perimeter.
James R. Lawson 1967

The Gratitude
Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be repaid. They have earned our undying gratitude. America will never forget their sacrifices, because these sacrifices, the dawn of justice and freedom throughout the world slowly casts its gleam across the horizon.
President Harry S. Truman 1945

The Debt
They fought together as brothers-in-arms, they died together and now they step side by side. To them we have a solemn obligation.
Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Sept. 1945

Remembering
If you are able, save them a place inside you, and save one backward glance when you are leaving, for the places they can no longer go. Be not ashamed to say you loved them, though you may, or may not have always. Take what they have left, and what they have taught you with their dying, and keep it as your own. And in that time when men decide, and feel safe, to call the war insane, take one

Lt Charles Garrison Veterans Memorial World Wars Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
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2. Lt Charles Garrison Veterans Memorial World Wars Memorial Marker
moment, to embrace these gentle heroes you left behind.
Written on January 1, 1970 at Dak To, Vietnam by Major Michael Davis O'Donnell
Died in Vietnam War March 1970

The Promise
"Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, to assure the survival and success of liberty."
January 20, 1961 President John F. Kennedy
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Our flag is not just cloth. It is a legion of souls. The fabric of our flag, its every thread, is made with the American soldiers' spirit, with the living saluting the dead. It is tattered dungarees, buckskin, battle dress, or fatigues. It waves abroad and at home in spirit[,] in heart and in soul, through the generations. It is the heart of the warrior, reluctant or not, sacrificing for freedom.
Michael D. "Moon" Mullins, Vietnam Vet
In respect to all our veterans
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Forever Brothers
27th Infantry Reg 25th Div
Vietnam 1966

SP4 Cha[r]les D Crowe
Finger Tennessee
KIA 7 16 1966
Ho Bo Woods

SP4 Roy Roger Blewett
Dubuque Iowa
KIA 11 5 1966
Dau Tieng

SGT Howard "Gator" Barker
Madison Florida
KIA 11

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3. Lt Charles Garrison Veterans Memorial World Wars Veterans Shelter
4 1966
Dau Tieng

SP4 Larry "Deacon" Brown
Rockwall Texas

SP4 Otto "Lenney" Leonard
Bellaire Ohio

SP4 Donald D Arnot
Adrian Missouri
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Father and Sons
PFC Guy Ora Sollars
128th Machine Gun Bn
35th Division WWI 1917-19

SSGT George Leland Sollars
56th Fighter Sq 8th Army Air Corp[s]
WWII Europe 1942-45

SSGT Russell Dean Sollars
Bty C 82nd Field Artillery
1st Cav Div Korea 1953-54
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M109A2 SN 2350-01-031-8851
Self Propelled 155 Howitzer
Armament: One 155 mm Cannon &
One .50 Cal Machine gun
Engine: 405hp @ 2300 rpm Detroit Diesel
Speed: 35 mph
Range: 217 miles
Weight: 54,500 lb Combat Loaded
This Howitzer was donated to Adrian VFW Post 1935 by the U.S. Army. It was place on this site November 27th, 2007

Dedicated May 29, 2010
 
Erected 2010 by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1935 and Others.
 
Location. 38° 23.635′ N, 94° 20.187′ W. Marker is in Adrian, Missouri, in Bates County. Marker is on Missouri Route 18 mile east of Exit 141 (Interstate 49), on the right when traveling east

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4. Lt Charles Garrison Veterans Memorial Marker
. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Adrian MO 64720, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Butler Memorial Airport (approx. 7.3 miles away); North Field (approx. 9 miles away); Arnold Post No. 46 World War Memorial (approx. 9.2 miles away); Arnold Post No. 46 Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.3 miles away); David Clayton Wolfe (approx. 9.3 miles away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 9.3 miles away); Palace Office Building (approx. 9.4 miles away); Order No. 11 (approx. 9.4 miles away).
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
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5. Lt Charles Garrison Veterans Memorial Marker
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Lt Charles Garrison Veterans Memorial 27th Infantry Regiment Bench image. Click for full size.
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7. Lt Charles Garrison Veterans Memorial 27th Infantry Regiment Bench
Lt Charles Garrison Veterans Memorial Sollars Bench image. Click for full size.
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8. Lt Charles Garrison Veterans Memorial Sollars Bench
Lt Charles Garrison Veterans Memorial 155mm Howitzer Marker image. Click for full size.
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9. Lt Charles Garrison Veterans Memorial 155mm Howitzer Marker
Lt Charles Garrison Veterans Memorial 155mm Howitzer image. Click for full size.
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10. Lt Charles Garrison Veterans Memorial 155mm Howitzer
Lt Charles Garrison Veterans Memorial Pavers image. Click for full size.
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11. Lt Charles Garrison Veterans Memorial Pavers
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12. Lt Charles Garrison Veterans Memorial Pavers
Lt Charles Garrison Veterans Memorial Paver - Jamie L. Huggins image. Click for full size.
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13. Lt Charles Garrison Veterans Memorial Paver - Jamie L. Huggins
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