The Quintessential Soldier
He is the absolute embodiment of military perfection
coupled with an eye toward compassion
He is motivated to put a quick end to hostilities by
whatever means necessary
Our soldier is depicted as the protector of the injured
or downtrodden while totally aware of the surrounding
evil which threatens life, limb and property
Our soldier is shown as being courageous under fire,
multitasking as he aids a wounded comrade
He is not averse to using deadly force while employing
exact professional judgment in all he does
He is a savior
He is a warrior
He is a thinking human being
He is in excellent physical condition
His face shows his disgust for war
His body shows the warriors stance as he aids his injured buddy
This is the task we set before our sculptor Brian Hanlon
We believe he has captured our vision and brought
it to us with this unique design
The Quintessential Soldier is your brother, son, father,
mother or sister;
The Quintessential Soldier is you
Location. 41° 45.712′ N, 76° 26.565′ W. Marker is in Towanda, Pennsylvania, in Bradford County. Marker is on Main Street south of U.S. 6, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Bradford County Veterans Memorial Park, Towanda PA 18848, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bradford County Roll of Honored Dead (here, next to this marker); Our Veterans' Workplace - The World (here, next to this marker); Medal of Honor Recipients During the American Civil War (here, next to this marker); United States Marine Corps (a few steps from this marker); United States Air Force (a few steps from this marker); The War Ravaged Tree (a few steps from this marker); United States Navy (a few steps from this marker); United States Army (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Towanda.
Also see . . . United States Army. (Submitted on November 22, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 22, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 105 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 22, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.