Bloomington in Hennepin County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Fallen Heroes Memorial
Location. 44° 49.623′ N, 93° 19.282′ W. Marker is in Bloomington, Minnesota, in Hennepin County. Marker can be reached from West 98th Street east of Abbott Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Memorial is at the Bloomington National Guard Armory Training and Community Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3300 West 98th Street, Minneapolis MN 55431, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bloomington Town Hall (approx. 0.8 miles away); Civil War Monument (approx. 1.8 miles away); Pond Dakota Mission Park (approx. 2½ miles away); Dakota Missions on the Frontier (approx. 2.6 miles away); Missionaries to the Dakota (approx. 2.6 miles away); Pond Family Heritage Timeline (approx. 2.6 miles away); Changing Landscapes (approx. 2.6 miles away); Gideon and Agnes Pond House (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bloomington.
More about this memorial. The 1st Brigade Combat Team was responsible for securing logistics bases, supply routes and convoys. The 2,600 Minnesota Soldiers were deployed in the combat zone for 16 months, longer than any other military unit in Operation Iraqi Freedom. They were deployed for a total of 22 months including training.
Also see . . . Minnesota National Guard Articles. Fallen Heroes Memorial. Memorial Ceremony for Minnesota National Guard Soldiers Killed in Iraq. (Submitted on May 29, 2011.)
Categories. • War, 2nd Iraq •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 29, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,079 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 29, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.