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Fort Riley in Geary County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Global War on Terrorism Monument

 
 
Global War on Terrorism Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 11, 2011
1. Global War on Terrorism Monument Marker
Inscription.
Both Towers
In honor of those who mobilized and deployed through Fort Riley who dies in support of the Global War on Terrorism
 
Erected 2003 by AUSA and Friends of Fort Riley.
 
Location. 39° 3.815′ N, 96° 46.944′ W. Marker is in Fort Riley, Kansas, in Geary County. Marker is at the intersection of Sheridan Avenue and Arnold Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Sheridan Avenue. Touch for map. Located near the parade ground and the Fort Riley museum. Marker is in this post office area: Junction City KS 66441, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 9th Armored Division (a few steps from this marker); Third Armored Field Artillery Battalion (a few steps from this marker); 16th Infantry Regiment — 1st Infantry Division (a few steps from this marker); To the Memory of the Gallant Dead 26th Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Civil War Horses and Mules (within shouting distance of this marker); M16 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage (within shouting distance of this marker);
Global War on Terrorism Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 11, 2011
2. Global War on Terrorism Monument Marker
M4A3 Sherman Medium Tank (within shouting distance of this marker); M5 Stuart Light Tank (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Riley.
 
More about this marker. Names of fallen soldiers are inscribed on the sides of both towers.
 
Categories. War, 1st Iraq & Desert StormWar, 2nd IraqWar, Afghanistan
 
"The Young Dead Soldiers" image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 11, 2011
3. "The Young Dead Soldiers"
Poem by Archibald MacLeish. Plaque located at the back of the pentagonal base of the memorial.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 718 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 29, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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