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Arlington in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jumping Mustangs

 
 
Jumping Mustangs Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, July 27, 2019
1. Jumping Mustangs Marker
Inscription.  
Jumping Mustangs
1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry
(Air Assault, Airborne, Airmobile)
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile)

This tree is dedicated to all the skytroopers who served in the battalion during the Vietnam Era 1965 - 1971. It stands as a memorial too sacrifices in battle and a tangible symbol of our heritage.

Dedicated 5 July 1990

Honor and Courage — Drive on, all the way!

"The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want..."
23rd Psalm
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, Vietnam. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
 
Location. 38° 52.647′ N, 77° 4.295′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. Memorial is on Roosevelt Drive east of Wilson Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Memorial Avenue, Arlington VA 22214, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S.S. Boston (a few steps from this marker); 82nd Airborne Division (within shouting distance of this
Jumping Mustangs Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Raymond Price
2. Jumping Mustangs Marker
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marker); 511 Parachute Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Military Officers Association of America Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor, Inc. (within shouting distance of this marker); Spirit of the Elbe (within shouting distance of this marker); Seafarers Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Rakkasans (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 27, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 220 times since then and 117 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 27, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   2. submitted on March 31, 2022, by Michael Raymond Price of Santa Ana, California.

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May. 20, 2022