Fort Belvoir in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Staff Sergeant John D. Linde Visitor Center
In November 2004, Staff Sergeant Linde was assigned to the 10th Mountain Division where he deployed twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was killed in action by a roadside bomb on November 5th, 2007 while serving in Krikuk, Iraq and was awarded the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star.
Staff Sergeant Linde is remembered by all who served with him for his leadership and dedication to duty as a Soldier and Father. He personified the essence of a quiet professional and lived by the NCO Creed mantra: "No one is more professional than I." Staff Sergeant Linde will be remembered as a truly outstanding example of an American Soldier.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Military • War, 2nd Iraq. A significant historical month for this entry is August 2002.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9500 Pohick Road, Fort Belvoir VA 22060, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pohick Road Crossing (approx. 0.6 miles away); Facility 1433, Rail Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); Warehouse District (approx. 0.9 miles away); Facility 2298, Rail Bridge (approx. 0.9 miles away); Water Storage Tank 188 (approx. 0.9 miles away); Fort Belvoir (approx. one mile away); Belvoir (approx. one mile away); Treasury Building Column Sections (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Belvoir.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 11, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 8 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on October 11, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.