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Fruita in Mesa County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial Park

Field of Dreams

 
 
Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial Park Honored Dead image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2020
1. Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial Park Honored Dead
Inscription.  

Colorado Western Slope Vietnam Casualties
Charles Leland Adkins • Adam David Ballard • John Alvin Berry
Thomas Louis Brown • Sam Burnell Jr • Austin Ray Chenoweth
Billy Floyd Clark • George Arthur Clark • Mark Giles Danielson
Leroy Fred Delgado Jr • James Phillip Dewitt • Robert Lee Dickson
John William Doby • Richard Pete Donathan • Jerry Alan Hurd
Leroy Melvin Donovan • Thomas Patrick Doody • Amie Jacob Duran
George Ray Ficklin • Marcus Guy Fiebelkorn • Robert Paul Fitzhugh
David Edward Fogg • Bruce Ronald Franz • Edward Lee Garcia
Jerry Wayne Gobbo • Michael Filbert Gonzales • Thomas Lynn Griffee
Victor Milford Haglund Jr • Paul Linn Haining
William Arthur Kimsey Jr • Roy Glenn Zufelt • David McLean Hollingsworth
Raymond Lee Hopkins • David Charles Johnson • Harold Lee Jones
Harry Jones • Larry Russell Kennann • Robert Morgan Liddell
Jose Adoro Manzanares • Edward Kettering Marsh • Leslie T McMacken Jr
Philip Dennis Miller • Robert Emilio Montoya • Alan Everett Pilon
William Leonard Sanderson • Donald Charles Patch • David Laverne Girardo
John
Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial Park Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2020
2. Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial Park Honor Roll
Wilbur Saunders Jr • Ronnie Dean Schultz
Danny Gilbert Schwartz • Allan Dean Scoggin • Philip Raymond Shafer
John Robert Sievers • James Richard Smith • Gary Leon Trujillo
John A Vialpando • David Russell Welch • Troy Dean Wilhite
John Paul Wright • Walter Clarence Wright • Edwin Lloyd Youngman
William Robert Romack • Lane Wayne Wiseman

Vietnam Service Ribbon
1959-1975

The yellow with the three vertical red stripes suggests the color of the flag of the Republic of Vietnam. The green border on each side alludes to the jungle of that country.

In Memory of All Brothers & Sisters Who Never Returned
[Memorial Bench]

"Welcome Home" [sculpture]

[Memorial] Dedicated July 4, 2003


 
Erected 2003 by Concerned Citizens and Organizations.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, Vietnam.
 
Location. 39° 9.177′ N, 108° 44.168′ W. Marker is in Fruita, Colorado, in Mesa County. Memorial Park is adjacent to the Colorado Welcome Center, just south of I-70 Exit 19. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 340 Colorado Route 340, Fruita CO 81521, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Butch Cassidy (within shouting distance of this marker); Fruita History & Recreation
Vietnam Service Ribbon Marker 1959-1975 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2020
3. Vietnam Service Ribbon Marker 1959-1975
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dinosaur Diamond (about 300 feet away); Stephen Tyng Mather (approx. 3.6 miles away); John Otto (approx. 3.6 miles away); Climbing Independence (approx. 4.1 miles away); The Shape of Independence (approx. 4.1 miles away); The Grand View (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fruita.
 
Also see . . .  Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial Park. (Submitted on November 11, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Map of Southeast Asia image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2020
4. Map of Southeast Asia
Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial Park Bench image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2020
5. Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial Park Bench
"Welcome Home" Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2020
6. "Welcome Home" Sculpture
Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial Park "Welcome Home" Engraving image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2020
7. Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial Park "Welcome Home" Engraving
Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2020
8. Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial Park
Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial Park Dedication Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2020
9. Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial Park Dedication Marker
Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial Park Sponsors Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2020
10. Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial Park Sponsors Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 11, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 53 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on November 11, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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