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1st Iraq & Desert Storm War Topic

These results were compiled earlier today.
All Gave Some - Some Gave All Monument (reverse) image, Touch for more information
By Mark Hilton, August 22, 2018
All Gave Some - Some Gave All Monument (reverse)
1Alabama (Baldwin County), Stockton — All Gave Some - Some Gave All — The Fallen Soldier — Lest We Forget —
Don't weep for me O' Land of the free When it was my time to fall 'Twas for my country's call 'Twas for the land that I loved That I gave my all And for the land that I loved, I did freely give And in her freedom And . . . Map (db m122607) WM
2Alabama (Butler County), Greenville — Operation Desert Storm
1990—1991 With gratitude for the faithful service of our men and women and for God's care and guidance.Map (db m70770) WM
3Alabama (Colbert County), Tuscumbia — Colbert County Gulf War Memorial
In honor of these Gulf War veterans who gave the ultimate sacrificeMap (db m192060) WM
4Alabama (Colbert County), Tuscumbia — Colbert County Persian Gulf War Memorial
Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm Persian Gulf War 1990-1991 In honor of Major Barry Keith Henderson • Senior Airman Ramono Levias Poole "There is no one more elevated, more committed to hard work of freedom, than every . . . Map (db m192072) WM
5Alabama (Cullman County), Cullman — Operation Iraqi Freedom - Afghanistan Memorial
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6Alabama (Lauderdale County), Florence — The Phantom
The Phantom The F-4 Phantom was the U.S. Air Force’s fastest, highest-flying and longest-range fighter. It first flew May 27, 1958, and entered United States Air Force service in 1963. It was named Phantom II on July 3, 1959, during a . . . Map (db m69636) HM
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7Alabama (Madison County), Huntsville — Gulf War-1991/War on Terrorism
(side 1) Gulf War-1991 I am Nathan Oscar Pardner, a M1A1 Tank Gunner. I came into the Army in 1988 after a year in Junior College. I was assigned to the 2nd Battalion 33rd Armor of the 3rd Armored Division in Germany. I qualified . . . Map (db m85531) HM WM
8Alabama (Madison County), Huntsville — Memorial Fountains — Huntsville Madison County Veterans Memorial
The Memorial Fountain System begins with a flow of water cascading over the continuous weir, which is punctuated by 8 Black Granite Markers. This flow symbolizes the blood which has been spilled defending our nation's freedom and flows into the . . . Map (db m68728) WM
9Alabama (Madison County), Huntsville — Persian Gulf War — Huntsville Madison County Veterans Memorial
Following Iraq’s invasion of its neighbor Kuwait on 2 August 1990, the United States rushed troops to the Middle East to defend Saudi Arabia and liberate Kuwait. After a build-up of forces, and the expiration of a UN Mandate ordering Iraq to leave . . . Map (db m85548) WM
10Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Sikorsky MH-53M 'Pave Low IV' Helicopter
The Sikorsky MH-53 is a variant of the USAF's HH-53 'Super Jolly Green Giant' air rescue helicopter, which was developed in turn from the US Navy's CH-53 'Sea Stallion' heavy lift helicopter. The MH-53 has been optimized for long-range . . . Map (db m64451) HM
11Alabama (Wilcox County), Camden — Veterans Monument
A Monument Committee, consisting of Susan Baggett, Chairman; Gladys Mason, Clara Blackmon, Jane Shelton Dale, Tommy McNeece, Bill Albritton and Mayor Henrietta Blackmon, was established on February 12, 2004. Their plan was to build a monument to . . . Map (db m68158) HM WM
12Alaska (Juneau Borough), Juneau — Bishop Michael H. Kenny
"I love this country and the ideals upon which it was founded…More than anything else, I care about the men and women who make up our military forces…I do not want to see them either kill or be killed in a war that is not moral or . . . Map (db m181757) HM
13Arizona (Pinal County), Sacaton — Honoring Native American Women Veterans
Honoring Native American Women Veterans Dedicated February 22, 2003 American Legion Post 84 Sacaton, AZ Sculptor: Oscar Urrea Artist: Jim CovarrubiasMap (db m32844) WM
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14Arkansas (Benton County), Bella Vista — Persian Gulf War
In 1961 and again in 1973, Iraq had claimed that the nation of Kuwait was part of Iraq. On August 2, 1990, Iraq troop invaded the disputed area claimed by Kuwait. Iraqi invaders looted Kuwait, then headed toward Saudi Arabia. For several months, . . . Map (db m92241) HM WM
15Arkansas (Franklin County), Ozark — In Memory of our Friends Lost in Korea, Vietnam & Iraq
Korea 1950 – 1953 Garlande Darter Charles McCartney Otis E. Hutchinson Vietnam 1965-1975 Rickey Pyle Otis E. Hutchinson, Jr. John F. Schaffer Wayne J. Sanders Iraq 1990 – 1991 Charleston's . . . Map (db m120873) WM
16Arkansas (Lawrence County), Walnut Ridge — We the residents of Lawrence Co.
We, the residence of Lawrence Co., erect this memorial to express our love and most sincere appreciation for the distinguished service displayed by our troops in protecting and preserving our freedoms During the Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, . . . Map (db m169765) WM
17Arkansas (Ouachita County), Camden — Ouachita County Desert Storm Memorial
Dedicated to the men and women who answered the callMap (db m201088) WM
18Arkansas (Saline County), Benton — Persian Gulf War Memorial — 1991
Dedicated to the men and women of Saline County who served for the cause of freedom We sent our bestMap (db m172523) WM
19Arkansas (Union County), El Dorado — For Service in Iraq and Afghanistan
In honor of the brave Americans who served and those that gave their lives on behalf of a grateful nation Reverse Gulf War August 2, 1990 — February 28, 1991 Iraq War March 20, 2003 — December . . . Map (db m121766) WM
20California (Amador County), Sutter Creek — In Memory of the Heros of Amador County
Who Died in World War I G. Bulaich • J.A. Cuneo • F.S. Ferrari • B.L Flitcraft • B.F. Forbes • LT. Griesabach • P.W. Hamm • J.R. Hyland • A. Kretcher • G. Koprivica • R.E. Noce • R. Pew • W.H. Pritchard • S.C. Quirollo • R. Rugne • C.P. Sevey • . . . Map (db m85621) WM
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21California (El Dorado County), Placerville — Sgt. J. Scott Lindsay
Dedicated to the memory of all those veterans, down through the years, who fought so valiantly for their country.. Those who returned.. and those that did not. From one who did not return from “Desert Storm” Sgt. J. Scott . . . Map (db m35524) WM
22California (Kern County), Ridgecrest — Naval Ordnance Test Station, China Lake — AIAA Historic Aerospace Site
China Lake is one of the nation’s premier weapons laboratories. Established in 1943, China Lake supports Naval aviation and warfighter requirements, and will continue to arm the Fleet into the future. The Station conceived of and developed rockets . . . Map (db m168225) HM
23California (Los Angeles County), Lancaster — F-4 Phantom II — Boeing Plaza - Aerospace Walk of Honor
Panel 1: On loan from the United States Air Force, this F-4 Phantom II was acquired on November 7, 2001 from Edwards Air Force Base and transported to the Boeing Company facility at USAF Plant 42. Boeing volunteers worked many hours to . . . Map (db m51280) HM
24California (Los Angeles County), Long Beach — Veterans Memorial — United Aerospace Workers — McDonnell Douglas Corporation —
[Panel #3] This Veterans Memorial is Dedicated by the Employees of McDonnell Douglas Corporation to Honor the Sacrifices of the Men and Women who Have Served Our Nation in War and Peace. More than 12,000 McDonnell Douglas Corporation . . . Map (db m101481) HM
25California (Napa County), Napa — Napa County Iraq and Afghanistan War Memorial
Fallen But Not Forgotten In honor of our military fallen, those who have served and those still serving, we salute your sacrifices and will never forget This memorial is dedicated in memory of the men and women of Napa County who lost . . . Map (db m153419) WM
26California (Orange County), Fountain Valley — Thomas Hittesdorf — "Red" — 'Can Do' —
Sept. 27, 1943 - June 26, 2003 U.S. Navy "Seabee" Active Duty 11-1-62 to 11-1-72 U.S. Navy "Seabee" Reserve 11-1-72 to 11-1-92 Served in Operation Desert Storm Jan. - July 1991 City of Fountain Valley 5-22-1973 to 6-26-2003 Tom was an . . . Map (db m193464) WM
27California (Orange County), Irvine — Northwood Gratitude and Honor Memorial — A story of community, compassion and collaboration
In 2003, a group of Irvine residents came together at Northwood Community Park, recognizing military personnel for their service and honoring individuals who died in the line of duty while serving in the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. The passionate and . . . Map (db m195049) HM WM
28California (Riverside County), Riverside — National POW MIA Memorial
We honor here the sacrifice of hundreds of thousands of Americans held prisoner of war, and those still listed as Missing In Action since the time of the American Revolution. Some died from disease and starvation, some perished in death marches, . . . Map (db m54380) WM
29California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — McClellan Air Force Base
[Panel 1a:] The 1930s With war clouds gathering over the Pacific, in 1936 Congress authorized the construction of the Sacramento Air Depot. The Army Air Corp envisioned that the new depot would support operations on the West Coast, . . . Map (db m57199) WM
30California (San Bernardino County), Victorville — Old Town Victorville Veterans Memorial — City of Victorville
We Remember That smile, that twinkle or tear in your eye, that laugh; We remember when you were growing up on the streets, the grocery stores, the soda fountains, pharmacies and shops; We remember When you attended our . . . Map (db m63923) WM
31California (San Mateo County), San Carlos — City of San Carlos Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the lasting memory of those from the City of San Carlos and San Carlos High School who gave their lives while serving with the Armed Forces of the United States of America during the Vietnam War and in the Persian Gulf. They fought . . . Map (db m18337) WM
32California (San Mateo County), San Mateo — Central Park Veterans Memorial - Screaming Eagles Grove
In honor of San Mateos adopted sons of the 101st. Airborne Division and native sons and daughters who served proudly in Vietnam and the Persian Gulf.Map (db m29184) WM
33California (Stanislaus County), Ceres — Ceres War Memorial
Remember those who Remembered us. The Living – The Dead The POW – The MIA They Will Not Be Forgotten. Dedicated November 11. 1989 Founder Glen R. Perales Vietnam Vet W.W. I Sterling Pack • H. . . . Map (db m19462) WM
34California (Tuolumne County), Sonora — Veterans Memorial Building — Dedicated 1933 — Tuolumne County War Memorials —
[ First Marker - See Photo #1 ] Veterans Memorial Building American Legion Post 58 & Auxiliary Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3154 & Auxiliary Disabled American Veterans Chapter 119 & . . . Map (db m31933) WM
35California (Yolo County), West Sacramento — Veterans Plaza
[First Marker] SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR 1898 The Spanish-American War was a turning point in American history. It marked the first time that we sent troops overseas to defend freedom. Whether at San Juan Hill or Manila Bay, these founders of . . . Map (db m15707) WM
36California (Yolo County), Woodland — Yolo County War Memorial
"From these honored dead, we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave their last full measure of devotion, that we highly resolve that the dead shall not have died in vain." World War I Virgil W. . . . Map (db m57595) WM
37Colorado (El Paso County), United States Air Force Academy — 12th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron — (12th Aero/Observation Squadron)
Activated June 3, 1917 - Kelly Fld, Tex. Deactivated Aug. 28, 1992 - Bergstrom AFB, Tex. Served with distinction and honor in: World War I • World War II • Korea Vietnam • Desert Storm In Dedication Dedication to all those men who . . . Map (db m163088) WM
38Colorado (El Paso County), United States Air Force Academy — 33rd Fighter Squadron — GHQ Air Force • 8th Pursuit Group • Iceland Base Command — Air Force Combat Command —
33rd Aero Sq 1917-1918 • 33rd Pursuit Sq (F & I) 1932-42 33rd Fighter Sq 1942-45 • 33rd Tactical Fighter Sq 1985- Persian Gulf - 1990 In loving memory and eternal gratitude to those whose sacrifices have made our cherished freedom so . . . Map (db m163734) WM
39Colorado (El Paso County), United States Air Force Academy — 36th Tactical Fighter Wing — Bitburg Air Base, Germany — 1953-1994 —
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40Colorado (El Paso County), United States Air Force Academy — 69th Fighter/Fighter-Bomber/Tactical Fighter Squadron — 5th Air Force
69th Fighter Squadron Asiatic Pacific Campaign Nov. 1943 - Sept. 1945 69th Fighter-Bomber Squadron Korea, July 1952 - July 1953 69th Tactical Fighter Squadron Persian Gulf, Jan. 1991 - Feb. . . . Map (db m162754) WM
41Colorado (El Paso County), United States Air Force Academy — 71st Fighter Squadron
In Memory of those who served, those who gave their lives and those who now serve defending our precious gift of Freedom. 71st Fighter Squadron 1 Jan. 1941 - 30 June 1971 71st Tactical Fighter Squadron 1 July 1971 - 31 . . . Map (db m162170) WM
42Colorado (El Paso County), United States Air Force Academy — The 49th Fighter Group/Wing
50 Aces • 678 Enemy Aircraft Destroyed • 20 Battle Streamers • 10 Presidential Unit Citations Deployed January 1942, the first air force to leave the U.S. at the start of WWII, engaged in campaigns spanning the Pacific as the leading group . . . Map (db m162956) HM WM
43Colorado (Gunnison County), Gunnison — Middle East [Desert Storm] War Memorial
Though our land be continually tried & hallowed, freedom does still ring We are forever grateful and proud of you... our country's service personnel in the Middle East war PFC Sean A. Ray • 1st Lt. James S. Sammons • Lt. NIck Starika . . . Map (db m158557) WM
44Colorado (Montezuma County), Cortez — Veterans Memorial — God • Duty • Honor • Country
In honor and memory of all men and women who served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America [State Seals of the] Four Corners U.S.A. Dedicated July 4, 1991Map (db m160176) WM
45Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Fairfield Honor Roll
Fairfield Honor Roll In Honor of the Men and Women who Have Served In World War I   World War II   Korea   Vietnam   Persian Gulf [ far left panel ] Korea   [ 559 names listed] [ left panel ] World War I   [ . . . Map (db m27370) WM
46Connecticut (Fairfield County), Stamford — Stamford Iraq War Memorial
In memory of our U.S. heroes who have sacrificed their lives by fighting for freedom in the War in Iraq. May they rest in peace. Dedicated by The Happy Club of Stamford 2007Map (db m53766) WM
47Connecticut (Fairfield County), Weston — Weston Vietnam War & Persian Gulf War Monument
[North side] Vietnam Era Veterans 1963 – 1974 V Christopher O"Brien Ashe • Dana Graham Brayton • Timothy Gustav Bucky • William Charles Cable • John Walter Carpenter • John Paul Coniglio • V Peter Alan Cote • V Arthur Thomas . . . Map (db m30815) WM
48Connecticut (Hartford County), Avon — Avon Veterans Monument
[ center panel ] Avon Remembers "No Greater Gift" Mexican War Sperry, Orrin Civil War Beman, Job • Booth, Austin C • Brewer, Gilbert F • Buckley, Frederick O • Calkins, Obed H • Clark, Henry W • Evans, Henry D • Evans, Newton J . . . Map (db m33168) WM
49Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol Persian Gulf War Monument
August 7, 1994 This plaque is in recognition of all the men and women from Bristol and Forestville who served their country with pride during the Persian Gulf War, Operation Desert Storm.Map (db m33520) WM
50Connecticut (Hartford County), Plainville — Plainville Persian Gulf War Monument
Persian Gulf War In Honor Of The Men And Women Who Served In The Armed Forces Of The United States To Preserve Freedom And Liberty For All Dedicated May 27, 1991Map (db m32901) WM
51Connecticut (Litchfield County), Norfolk — Norfolk Veterans Monument
[ left plaque ] Korea 1950     1953 Anstett, John W. • Barbour, Frederick S. • Bazzano, John C. • Beecher, Casil W., Jr. • Bennett, James A. • Blatz, William A. • Bruey, Lyle D. • Capocefalo, John A., Jr. • Colwell, Leo F. • Cook, . . . Map (db m30015) WM
52Connecticut (Litchfield County), Thomaston — Thomaston Veterans Monument
Town Of Thomaston Dedicated In Honor Of Those Who Served [ far left tablet ] Wars And Conflicts Braucci, Andrew D.   Vietnam • Dipesa, John A.   Persian Gulf • Duffany, Lawrence F.   Vietnam • Grabherr, Edward T.   Vietnam • . . . Map (db m28575) WM
53Connecticut (Litchfield County), Winsted — Winsted Korean Conflict - Persian Gulf Monument
Korean Conflict Persian Gulf To The Men And Women Who Served During The Korean Conflict And The Persian Gulf And To Those Who Gave Their Lives For Freedom Dedicated May 30, 1995Map (db m29896) WM
54Connecticut (Middlesex County), East Haddam — East Haddam Persian Gulf War Monument
Town of East Haddam Conn Roll of Honor Steven E. Adams • Donnie Bartunek • Charles A. Brandt • George S. Heil • John M. Kananowicz • John R. McGhie • Douglas Smith • Edward Ramsdell • William J. Rose • Gary A. Soja • John S. Wadsworth • Robert . . . Map (db m84009) WM
55Connecticut (New Haven County), Cheshire — Town of Cheshire Memorial Plaza
Honoring Our Veterans 1754 French and Indian War 1763 Reuben Hitchcock • Edward Parker • Ephraim Parker 1775 Revolutionary War 1783 Asa Bellamy • Justus Bellamy • Reuben Bellamy • Silas Bellamy • Asa Bronson • Elisha Cowles • Amos Parker . . . Map (db m22406) WM
56Connecticut (New Haven County), Madison — Monument to the Citizens of Madison
This monument is dedicated to the citizens of Madison who have served our nation in the Armed Services since 1975. Their dedication to service in numerous conflicts, campaigns, and operations continues to protect our liberty, freedom and way of . . . Map (db m66461) WM
57Connecticut (New Haven County), Naugatuck — Naugatuck Veterans Monument
Naugatuck Honors the Men and Women who Served Their Country in Time of Need [ Center panel ] Vietnam Alho, Antonio L. • Brewer, Samuel A. • Carney, James P. • Fabrisi, Pail E. • Holland, Joseph P. • Schultz, John P. . . . Map (db m23918) WM
58Connecticut (New Haven County), Wolcott — Wolcott Veterans Monument
To Those Who Served Our Country In Time of War They Gave Their Today For Our Tomorrow World War I World War II Korean War Vietnam War Persian Gulf War Iraqi Freedom Donated by Junior Womens Club of Wolcott Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1979 . . . Map (db m22368) WM
59Connecticut (New Haven County), Wolcott — Wolcott’s Pride
In Honor Of The Men and WomenWho Served In The Armed Forces During Operation Desert Storm January 16, 1991 to March 6, 1991Map (db m22370) WM
60Connecticut (New London County), Bozrah — Bozrah Gulf War & War on Terror Monument
This memorial will forever honor the men and women who bravely served during the Gulf War and War on Terror eras The actions of those who answered the call to duty will be remembered for their sacrifice in defense of freedom and liberty Amy . . . Map (db m101742) WM
61Connecticut (Windham County), North Grosvenor Dale — Persian Gulf   Operation Desert Storm
We fight not to enslave but to set a country free and to make room upon the earth for honest men to live T. Paine 1739 — 1809 The Persian Gulf Operation Desert StormMap (db m195570) WM
62Delaware (Kent County), Dover — Afghanistan-Iraq Memorial
Honoring the service and sacrifices of the Delaware heroes who fought and died to keep America free in the conflicts in the Middle East and Afghanistan.Map (db m190731) WM
63Delaware (Kent County), Dover — Middle East Conflict Memorial — 1979 and Forward…
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64Delaware (New Castle County), Claymont — The Guardian of Defenders Memorial
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65Delaware (New Castle County), New Castle — Delaware - Desert Shield / Desert Storm Memorial — by the Delaware River and Bay Authority —
Desert Shield • Desert Storm A tribute to all members of the United States Armed Forces who gallantly and courageously performed their duties during the Desert Shield Operation and the Desert Storm War Action in Kuwait-Iraq and Saudi . . . Map (db m146110) WM
66Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — In Memoriam
To the students of the University of Delaware who died in the service of their country during Asian Conflicts Bird, Leonard A. '66 — Vietnam • Flaherty, Kevin G. '63 — Vietnam • Johnson, James R., Jr. '56 — Vietnam • . . . Map (db m154201) WM
67Delaware (Sussex County), Seaford — Seaford Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of those Seaford community veterans who died in the defense of our country. World War I Thomas Penington, Lewis A. Taylor, Frank C. Quails, Kemp Wright, Albert H. Waller Korea Vernon L. DeShields, . . . Map (db m4994) WM
68District of Columbia (Washington), Barney Circle — F-16 Fighting Falcon — 113 Wing, D.C. Air National Guard —
The F-16 became the D.C. Air National Guard alert duty aircraft on Sept. 11, 2001. For twelve years, this capable fighter has responded to more than 4,000 individual alert missions over the District of Columbia. The U.S. Air Force has flown the F-16 . . . Map (db m74097) HM WM
69District of Columbia (Washington), Downtown Washington — First Division War Memorial
[Inscriptions on the original memorial (1924)] First Division, United States Army, American Expeditionary Forces, June 1917 - September 1919. Erected by the memorial association of the First Division and patriotic friends to . . . Map (db m17629) WM
70Florida (Brevard County), Melbourne — Persian Gulf War — [Melbourne Military Memorial Park]
The Persian Gulf War [Desert Storm] began when Iraq invaded Kuwait. In early January, 1991, the United States and United Nations forces began an offensive drive that ended when Iraq forces withdrew from Kuwait. A cease fire went into effect on . . . Map (db m195251) HM
71Florida (Brevard County), Merritt Island — Operation Desert Storm — Veterans Memorial Center
Timeline 1990 Aug. 2: Iraq Invades Kuwait Aug. 7: F-15’s Depart to Persian Gulf Aug. 7: USS Independence to Persian Gulf Nov. 8: 200,000 Troops Depart U.S. Nov. 29: U.N. Authorizes Force 1991 Jan. 12: U.S. Congress . . . Map (db m164667) HM WM
72Florida (Brevard County), Merritt Island — Operation Enduring Freedom — Veterans Memorial Center
Their valor and sacrifice took the fight to the enemy likely saving many American lives at home. They gave the Afghan people their best chance in history to be free of fear and oppression. “All Gave Some Some Gave All” . . . Map (db m164673) WM
73Florida (Citrus County), Inverness — Persian Gulf War Memorial
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74Florida (Clay County), Starke — Florida National Guard and the Global War on Terrorism — Camp Blanding Museum and Memorial Park
“We will not tire, we will not falter, and we will not fail.” President George W. Bush Since the attack against the United States on 11 September 2001, the Florida National Guard has protected our nation’s security and provided combat . . . Map (db m181554) WM
75Florida (Clay County), Starke — Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm: (1950 forward) — Walk Through Time — Camp Blanding Museum & Memorial Park —
With America’s armed forces completely integrated, the history of Black Floridian military service to this country cannot be separated from that of other citizens. When the country called, citizens responded in varying degrees of fervor. . . . Map (db m178690) HM
76Florida (Clay County), Starke — Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm — Camp Blanding Museum & Memorial Park
Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm August 1990 – February 1991 In honor of Florida National Guard Soldiers and Airmen who served In special recognition and remembrance of SGT Tracey Brogdon Florida Army National Guard . . . Map (db m178490) WM
77Florida (Clay County), Starke — The Green Berets — Florida Army National Guard — Camp Blanding Museum & Memorial Park —
Special Forces Airborne Dedicated To The Members and Families of the 3rd Battalion 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Florida Army National GuardMap (db m178098) WM
78Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — “Spirit of Cecil Field” — Hero’s Walk and Freedom Trees — POW-MIA Memorial and Museum —
From this master jet base naval aviators have served their country in times of war and peace. It is this “Spirit of Cecil Field” which provides naval carrier forces capable of responding worldwide. In the course of this response some . . . Map (db m135843) WM
79Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — “The Spirit of Cecil Field”
This F-18C Hornet is dedicated to the men and woman who served their country with honor at Naval Air Station Cecil Field 1941-1999 Map (db m135834) WM
80Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — Chapel of the High-Speed Pass — Historic Landmark
Although much of the military infrastructure and facilities still remain after the closure of NAS Cecil Field in 1999, the base chapel has come to be recognized as the physical embodiment of the “Spirit of Cecil Field” defined by . . . Map (db m136258) HM WM
81Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — LCDR. M. Scott Speicher — Hero’s Walk and Freedom Trees
The Freedom Tree Unselfish dedication and devotion by preserving universal freedom through the ultimate sacrifice of giving one’s life so that mankind will remain Free This tree is dedicated to: LCDR. M. Scott Speicher VFA-81 . . . Map (db m135847) WM
82Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — Lt. Robert J. Dwyer — Hero’s Walk and Freedom Trees
The Freedom Tree Unselfish dedication and devotion by preserving universal freedom through the ultimate sacrifice of giving one’s life so that mankind will remain Free This tree is dedicated to: LT. Robert J. Dwyer CVW-8 . . . Map (db m135850) WM
83Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — Operation Desert Shield 1990/Operation Desert Storm 1991
America’s strength lies in the men and women who prepare to defend the ideals of this great country to the fullest. The highest sacrifice anyone can make is to give one’s life so that universal freedom throughout the free world remains steadfast. . . . Map (db m136285) WM
84Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — Operation Desert Storm
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85Florida (Gadsden County), Quincy — Veterans Memorial
In memory of Gadsden County Veterans who gave their lives during the Korean Conflict, Vietnam Era, Grenada, Lebanon, Panama, Persian Gulf Our Fallen Heroes on renown eternal camping grounds, their silent graves are spread, . . . Map (db m79719) WM
86Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf — 8/22/1934 - 12/27/2012
"I have seen in your eyes a fire of determination to get this war job done quickly. My confidence in you is total, our cause is just. Now you must be the thunder and lightning of Desert Storm."
Norman . . . Map (db m194310) HM WM
87Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — MacDill: 1950 to 2000 — The Base Maneuvers Through the Years
3 F-80 Shooting Stars Fly to Korea In February 1951, MacDill's 307th deployed to Okinawa for the Korean conflict. It was one of the first units to move its fighting forces overseas. MacDill During Vietnam During the Vietnam conflict, . . . Map (db m34149) HM
88Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — Operation Desert Shield — 1990 - 1991 — Hillsborough County Veterans Memorial Park —
August 2: About 100,000 Iraqi troops invaded Kuwait, initiating the Gulf War. The U.N. Security Council passed Resolution 660 demanding Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait immediately and unconditionally. August 4: Kuwait was under Iraqi control . . . Map (db m194848) HM WM
89Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — Operation Desert Storm — 1991 - 1995 — Hillsborough County Veterans Memorial Park —
January 12: U.S. Congress passed a joint resolution authorizing the use of military force to drive Iraq out of Kuwait. January 16: First U.S. government statement of Operation Desert Storm made. January 17: The air war commenced at . . . Map (db m194861) HM WM
90Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — The Gulf War — Code Name Desert Shield and Desert Storm — Hillsborough County Veterans Memorial Park —
The Gulf War, code named Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Lasted 6 Months, 3 Weeks And 5 Days. In Response to Iraq’s Invasion and annexation of Kuwait on 2 August 1990, the United States led a coalition of 34 nations which brought economic . . . Map (db m194184) HM WM
91Florida (Lake County), Mt Dora — The World War — 1917 • 1918
In reverent memory of the men of Mount Dora who gave their lives in The World War Erected by Mount Dora Post American Legion July 4, 1931Map (db m143759) WM
92Florida (Okaloosa County), Fort Walton Beach — Leigh Ann Hester — Persian Gulf War
Ms. Hester is the first Army female to be awarded the Silver Star for Valor since World War II. The presentation was held at Camp Liberty, Iraq, on June 16, 2005. Sgt. Leigh Ann Hester of the 617th Military Police Company, a National Guard . . . Map (db m192263) HM
93Florida (Okaloosa County), Fort Walton Beach — Okaloosa County Desert Storm Memorial
In honor of America's heroes in Operation Desert Storm Map (db m99338) WM
94Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — AC-130 Spectre — "The Ultimate End"
The AC-130 Spectre gunship evolved into the most heavily armed aircraft in history. It has a distinguished history and was used extensively in a multitude of roles during the Vietnam conflict. The AC-130 also flew combat during the USS . . . Map (db m99831) HM
95Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — AC-130H Spectre — "Wicked Wanda"
Project Pave Spectre began in 1971 to support combat operations in Southeast Asia. Eleven C-130Es were converted to AC-130Es and modified with 7.62mm, 20mm and 40mm guns, Infared and Low Light Level Television sensors, "Black Crow" detection set, . . . Map (db m99912) HM
96Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — Desert Shield and Desert Storm
  From early August 1990 to late February 1991, AFSOC participated in Operations DESERT SHIELD and DESERT STORM, the protection of Saudi Arabia and the liberation of Kuwait from Iraqi forces.   Active duty, Air Force Reserve, and Air National . . . Map (db m99797) HM WM
97Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — MC-130P Combat Shadow
The Combat Shadow first entered service in 1964 as the HC-130P. During the Vietnam War, the aircraft performed multiple missions including combat search and rescue, command & control, and helicopter air refueling. The aircraft was designed to carry . . . Map (db m99869) HM
98Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — MH-53 Pave Low
In May of 1980, the Air Force's newly operational fleet of nine HH-53H Pave Low combat search and rescue helicopters was abruptly transferred to special operations forces due to a highlighted lack of dedicated, long-range, vertical lift platforms in . . . Map (db m99873) HM WM
99Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — Spirit 03 — AC-130H 69-6567
  On January 31, 1991 while working a target over Kuwait fourteen Spectre crewmembers reached out and touched the face of God; they became true Ghostriders Maj Paul J. Weaver • SSgt Damon V. Kanuha • TSgt Robert K. Hodges Capt . . . Map (db m99798) WM
100Florida (Polk County), Fort Meade — Fort Meade Veterans Memorial
This memorial is to honor all U.S. military veterans for serving our country with honor & self sacrifice to insure the freedom of the greatest country in the world United States of America Dedicated Nov. 11, 2006 American . . . Map (db m57357) WM

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