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Staten Island War Dog Memorial

 
 
Staten Island War Dog Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, June 30, 2013
1. Staten Island War Dog Memorial
Inscription.  
“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
Vietnam ’66-‘67
USMC K-9
“Semper Fido”
Proudly erected by Artists Memorial Monuments.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsMilitary.
 
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); Chilena (approx. 0.2 miles away); Arthur Von Briesen Park
Staten Island War Dog Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, June 30, 2013
2. Staten Island War Dog Memorial
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Staten Island.
 
More about this memorial. The memorial is just past the gates of the Coast Guard enclave at Fort Wadsworth, but can be reached by a roundabout alternate route along Marshall Road/Coast Guard Drive.
 
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. US War Dog Association. Association website homepage (Submitted on August 6, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Staten Island War Dog Memorial site image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, June 30, 2013
3. Staten Island War Dog Memorial site
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 7, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 6, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 178 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 6, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

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May. 21, 2022