Staten Island in Richmond County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Staten Island War Dog Memorial
“They protected and watched over us at home and on the field of battle. We are forever grateful for their undying loyalty, devotion, and faithful service.
They are not forgotten
A tribute and honor in recognition and dedication to all military working dogs of America.
With thanks to all who made this monument possible.
Remembering the heartfelt sacrifices of those whose K-9 companions gallantry served with America’s servicemen in war and peace.
Funded and donated by S.I. veterans and friends of military K-9.
Designed by Tucker
Proudly erected by Artists Memorial Monuments.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Animals • Military.
Location. 40° 36.303′ N, 74° 3.773′ W. Marker is in Staten Island, New York, in Richmond County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: US Coast Guard Sector NY, Staten Island NY 10305, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Father Capodanno Memorial (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Arthur Von Briesen Park (approx. The Four Chaplains (approx. ¼ mile away); Fort Wadsworth (approx. ¼ mile away); Othmar Hermann Ammann (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); September 11, 2001 Living Memorial Grove (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dry Moat and Counterscarp (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Staten Island.
More about this memorial. The memorial is currently unreachable, on the now-gated grounds of the Coast Guard enclave at Fort Wadsworth.
Also see . . .
1. Honoring those who served: 12 memorials to Staten Island's veterans. Staten Island Advance article, includes the War Dog Memorial. (Submitted on August 6, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
2. Types of War Dogs. US War Dog Association entry (Submitted on August 6, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 6, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 97 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 6, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.