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Paducah in McCracken County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Global War on Terrorism Memorial

 
 
Global War on Terrorism Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, August 10, 2020
1. Global War on Terrorism Memorial
Inscription.  
(front of memorial:)

Marine Sgt. Christopher Todd Heflin
KIA 16/Nov/2004
Al Anbar Province, Iraq

Marine Msgt. Aaron Carl Torian
KIA 15/Feb/2014
Helmand Province, Afghanistan

(plaque on top:)

The events of September 11, 2001 ignited a call to unify against those who would threaten our freedom and way of life. This memorial honors those who served, fought, and laid down their lives during the global war on terrorism.
 
Erected 2018 by Operation Enduring Freedom Fund.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, 2nd IraqWar, Afghanistan.
 
Location. 37° 4.982′ N, 88° 35.886′ W. Marker is in Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. Memorial is on Clark Street west of South 5th Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located at Dolly McNutt Memorial Plaza. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 Clark St, Paducah KY 42003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dolly McNutt Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial
Plaque on top image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, August 10, 2020
2. Plaque on top
(within shouting distance of this marker); McCracken County Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Proudly Dedicated to the Kentuckians (about 300 feet away); "Old Judge Priest" (about 500 feet away); Spanish American War Monument (about 500 feet away); Visitors Coming to Paducah (about 600 feet away); Congressmen Representing First District Which Included Jackson Purchase, 1819-1995 (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paducah.
 
Global War on Terrorism Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, August 10, 2020
3. Global War on Terrorism Memorial
Marker is located on the Clark Street side of Dolly McNutt Memorial Plaza.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 3, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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