Fort Myer in Arlington in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
U.S. War Correspondent
of journalists who died
while covering wars
for the American people.
One who finds a truth
lights a torch.
Erected 1986 by No Greater Love, The Overseas Press Club, The Society of Professional Journalists-Sigma Delta Chi Foundation, and The National Press Club.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Military. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
Location. 38° 52.63′ N, 77° 4.431′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. It is in Fort Myer. Marker is in the northeast corner of Section 46 in the National Cemetery, near Memorial Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American Special Operations Forces (a few steps from this marker); Korean War (a few steps from this marker); Vietnamese Rangers and Their American Ranger AdvisorsLanding Craft Support Ships (a few steps from this marker); Merrill's Marauders (within shouting distance of this marker); Canadian Cross of Sacrifice (within shouting distance of this marker); U. S. Army Reserves (within shouting distance of this marker); 94th Infantry Division (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on September 23, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 914 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 23, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 3. submitted on March 20, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. 4. submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.