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Farmingdale in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Farmingdale War Memorial

 
 
Farmingdale War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 21, 2018
1. Farmingdale War Memorial
Inscription.  
This memorial is dedicated to honor those from the Farmingdale area who gave their lives in defense of our country

LCPL James D. Argentine USMC
August 6, 2009 Afghanistan/OEF
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Afghanistan.
 
Location. 40° 43.847′ N, 73° 26.698′ W. Marker is in Farmingdale, New York, in Nassau County. Memorial is at the intersection of Main Street and Prospecdt Street on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Farmingdale NY 11735, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Farmingdale World War II Memorial (here, next to this marker); Farmingdale Civil War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Farmingdale Korea and Vietnam War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Farmingdale Honor Roll World War 1917-1918 (a few steps from this marker); Abigail E. Leonard (approx. 0.6 miles away); Powell Home (approx. 0.8 miles away); Quaker Meeting House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Broad Spring (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Farmingdale.
 
More about this memorial. The marker is the easternmost of a group of war memorials on the Farmingdale Village Green.
 
Regarding Farmingdale War Memorial. OEF

Farmingdale War Memorial - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 21, 2018
2. Farmingdale War Memorial - wide view
The Farmingdale War Memorial (Argentine) is on the left, and the Korea/Vietnam Memorial is on the right.
= Operation Enduring Freedom
 
Also see . . .  Marine Lance Cpl. James D. Argentine (Military Times). "22, of Farmingdale, N.Y.; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii; died Aug. 6 while supporting combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan....

Argentine joined the Marines in October of 2006 and reported to Hawaii in January 2007. He previously deployed with the 2nd Battalion from January to August 2008.

His awards include the Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and Sea Service Deployment Ribbon." (Submitted on November 29, 2018.) 

 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 84 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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