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Palm Coast in Flagler County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Crew of the USS Liberty

 
 
The Crew of The USS Liberty Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 29, 2020
1. The Crew of The USS Liberty Marker
Inscription.  
In Honor of the Crew of the USS Liberty - AGTR 5
In recognition of their courageous and faithful
service for military action on June 8, 1967
The following decorations were awarded -
★ Congressional Medal Of Honor ★
2 Navy Crosses
34 KIA 38 Silver–Bronze Stars 174 WIA
208 Purple Hearts
Most decorations awarded for a single ship in action in U.S. history

 
Erected 2020 by City of Palm Coast.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 29° 33.233′ N, 81° 14.502′ W. Marker is in Palm Coast, Florida, in Flagler County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Palm Coast Parkway NW and Corporate Drive, on the right when traveling west. Marker located within the Heroes Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2860 Palm Coast Pkwy NW, Palm Coast FL 32137, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tree of Remembrance (a few steps from this marker); Memorial Tree (a few steps from this marker); “All Gave Some, Some Gave All”
The Crew of The USS Liberty Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 29, 2020
2. The Crew of The USS Liberty Marker
(a few steps from this marker); The Liberty Tree (a few steps from this marker); Once A Marine, Always A Marine (a few steps from this marker); City of Palm Coast Military Memorial (a few steps from this marker); City of Palm Coast September 11 Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Invisible Wounds Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Palm Coast.
 
More about this marker. Heroes Memorial Park, constructed in 2006, is a park honoring all branches the military along with civil agencies such as law enforcement and fire and rescue services. Memorial services are scheduled throughout the year to honor those that protect and serve our country.
 
Also see . . .  USS Liberty incident. The USS Liberty was attacked by Israeli aircraft and torpedo boats in a controversial case of supposed mistaken identity. (Submitted on July 2, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.) 
 
The Crew of The USS Liberty image. Click for full size.
Public Domain
3. The Crew of The USS Liberty
Photo taken following 8 June 1967 Incident
Heroes Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, July 11, 2017
4. Heroes Memorial Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 74 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 1, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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