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

Operation Just Cause/Operation Restore Hope/Operation Gothic Serpent

 

— Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge —

 
Operation Just Cause/Operation Restore Hope/Operation Gothic Serpent Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 12, 2020
1. Operation Just Cause/Operation Restore Hope/Operation Gothic Serpent Marker
Inscription.  
Operation Just Cause
1989
The United States invasion of Panama led to the capture of Dictator Manuel Noriega, and the restoration of a democratic government.

Total Active Serving 27,684
Killed In Action 23
Wounded In Action 324

Operation Restore Hope
1992-1993
A multinational force was established in southern Somalia to help create a stable environment for humanitarian operations.

Total Active Serving Unknown
Killed In Action 43
Wounded In Action 153

Operation Gothic Serpent
1993
The operation involved the capture of a Somali warlord, with the ultimate goal of stabilizing the war and famine stricken country of Somalia.

Total Active Serving 30,000
Killed In Action 18
Wounded In Action 73
 
Erected 2020 by City of Daytona Beach.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 29° 12.68′ N, 81° 0.652′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County
Operation Just Cause/Operation Restore Hope/Operation Gothic Serpent Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 12, 2020
2. Operation Just Cause/Operation Restore Hope/Operation Gothic Serpent Marker
. 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. Operations Desert Shield & Desert Storm (a few steps from this marker); Civil War (a few steps from this marker); Overthow of the Kingdom of Hawaii/Second Samoan Civil War (a few steps from this marker); Bosnian War/Operation Uphold Democracy/ Kosovo War (within shouting distance of 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); 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 54 times since then and 8 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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