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Daytona Beach in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Vietnam War

1964 - 1975

 

— Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge —

 
Vietnam War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 12, 2020
1. Vietnam War Marker
Inscription.  
Following a series of aggressions by North Vietnam, including attacks on U.S. forces in the Gulf of Tonkin, the U.S. Congress authorized the deployment of U.S. forces for warfare against North Vietnam. Beginning in 1964, U.S. forces gradually grew to a peak of over 500,000 in the spring of 1968.
(Continued at next overlook)

Total Active U.S. Military 3,403,000
Killed in Action 47,434
Volusia County KIA 45
Wounded in Action 153,503
Missing in Action 1,652
Volusia County MIA 1
 
Erected 2020 by City of Daytona Beach.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam.
 
Location. 29° 12.724′ N, 81° 0.558′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Memorial is on Silver Beach Avenue 0.2 miles west of South Peninsula Drive, on the right when traveling west. Marker located on the Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Daytona Beach FL 32118, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War II (a few steps from this marker); Korean War (within shouting distance
Vietnam War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 12, 2020
2. Vietnam War Marker
of this marker); a different marker also named Vietnam War (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named World War II (within shouting distance of this marker); World War I (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named World War II (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named World War II (within shouting distance of this marker); Philippine-American War/Boxer Rebellion/Border War (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
 
More about this marker. Currently there are 25 historic markers, commemorating America's military conflicts, located at scenic overlooks on the bridge. Florida’s first concrete arch bridge is named after Daytona Beach’s most renowned hotelier and entrepreneur.
 
Also see . . .  Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge. Volusia County, Florida (Submitted on August 17, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.) 
 
Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge facing west image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 12, 2020
3. Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge facing west
Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge facing east image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 12, 2020
4. Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge facing east
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 17, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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