Daytona Beach in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Operation Enduring Freedom
2001 - 2014
— Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge —
On October 7, 2001, U.S. and coalition forces invaded Afghanistan in response to the 9/11 attacks and began combat action against Al Qaeda terrorists and Taliban supporters. After 13 years of combat, the operation was officially concluded on December 28, 2014.
Total Active U.S. Military 172,000
Killed In Action 2,299
Volusia County KIA 5
Wounded in Action 18,886
Erected 2020 by City of Daytona Beach.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Afghanistan.
Location. 29° 12.666′ N, 81° 0.685′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Memorial is on Silver Beach Avenue, 0.2 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. Bosnian War/Operation Uphold Democracy/ Kosovo War (a few steps from this marker); Mexican-American War (a few steps from this marker); Operation Iraqi Freedom American Indian Wars (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); Operation Just Cause/Operation Restore Hope/Operation Gothic Serpent (within shouting distance of this marker); Overthow of the Kingdom of Hawaii/Second Samoan Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); Operations Desert Shield & Desert Storm (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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 18, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 136 times since then and 42 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.