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To the Men and Women of Garrett County who fought honorably in Southeast Asia

 
 
To the Men and Women of Garrett County who fought honorably in Southeast Asia Marker image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, June 17, 2019
1. To the Men and Women of Garrett County who fought honorably in Southeast Asia Marker
Inscription.  To the Men and Women of Garrett County who fought honorably in Southeast Asia, and to the following who made the supreme sacrifice for their country

Frank Wilson, Kenneth Tasker, Ellwood Bowers, Norman McRobie, Danny Nicklow, Ross Fike, Charles Hook, John Valentine, Thomas Crosco, Roger Garlick, Curtis Rhodes, Kenneth Noland, Norman Thomas, William Dixon, Thomas Fike

(Seal of "Vietnam US Era")

Presented by V.V.A. Chapter 245


 
Erected by Vietnam Veterans of America.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam.
 
Location. 39° 24.427′ N, 79° 24.425′ W. Marker is in Oakland, Maryland, in Garrett County. Memorial is at the intersection of E Oak Street and S 3rd Street, on the right when traveling west on E Oak Street. Across the street from the BB&T Bank. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oakland MD 21550, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of All Who Fought For Our Country (here, next to this marker); Garrett County Civil War Veterans (here, next to this marker); Old Glory

To the Men and Women of Garrett County who fought honorably in Southeast Asia Marker image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, June 17, 2019
2. To the Men and Women of Garrett County who fought honorably in Southeast Asia Marker
(here, next to this marker); Oakland Veterans Park (a few steps from this marker); The First Garrett County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Garrett County Pilgrimage (within shouting distance of this marker); Cobbler Shop (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rasche Blacksmith Shop (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oakland.
 
Oakland Veterans Park image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, June 17, 2019
3. Oakland Veterans Park
Blue Star Memorial By-way Marker image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, June 17, 2019
4. Blue Star Memorial By-way Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2019. This page has been viewed 80 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 21, 2019. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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