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

Operations Desert Shield & Desert Storm

1990 - 1993

 

— Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge —

 
Operations Desert Shield & Desert Storm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 12, 2020
1. Operations Desert Shield & Desert Storm Marker
Inscription.  
After the invasion of Kuwait by Iraq, U.S. and coalition military forces were deployed to liberate Kuwait and protect Saudi Arabia. Allied forces acted swiftly, driving the Iraqi forces out of Kuwait within 100 hours. Combat operations ended on February 28, 1990.

Total Active U.S. Military 2,322,000
Killed In Action 148
Volusia County KIA 1
Wounded In Action 467
 
Erected 2020 by City of Daytona Beach.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm.
 
Location. 29° 12.681′ N, 81° 0.647′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Memorial is on Silver Beach Avenue 0.3 miles east of City Island Parkway, 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 32114, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Operation Just Cause/Operation Restore Hope/Operation Gothic Serpent (a few steps from this marker); Overthow of the Kingdom of Hawaii/Second Samoan Civil War (a few steps from this marker); Civil War
Operations Desert Shield & Desert Storm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 12, 2020
2. Operations Desert Shield & Desert Storm Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Spanish–American War (within shouting distance of this marker); Operation Urgent Fury/Beirut Barracks Bombing/Operation El Dorado Canyon (within shouting distance of this marker); Bosnian War/Operation Uphold Democracy/ Kosovo War (within shouting distance of this marker); Operation Enduring Freedom (within shouting distance of this marker); Mexican-American War (within shouting distance of this marker). 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 18, 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 18, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 44 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 18, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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