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Virginia Beach, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

River Rats

 
 
River Rats Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 26, 2020
1. River Rats Marker
Inscription.  
In memory of our fallen Shipmates
of the River Patrol Force, known as
“River Rats” ★ a Unit of the Brown Navy of Vietnam

Dedicated Memorial Day 2006 by the Mid Atlantic
Chapter of the Gamewardens of Vietnam Assn., Inc.,
The oldest continuously operating
Vietnam veterans group in the United States
www.TF116.org

 
Erected 2006 by Mid Atlantic Chapter of Gamewardens of Vietnam Assn., Inc.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam.
 
Location. 36° 50.652′ N, 75° 59.324′ W. Marker is in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Memorial is at the intersection of 19th Street and Jefferson Avenue, on the right when traveling east on 19th Street. Located within the William “Billy” Myers Sr., Veterans Memorial Park adjacent to the Tidewater Veterans Memorial. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1000 Block 19th Street, Virginia Beach VA 23451, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pearl Harbor Survivors (here, next to this marker); In Memory of William “Billy” Myers, Sr.
River Rats Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 26, 2020
2. River Rats Marker
(here, next to this marker); “High Flight” (here, next to this marker); Disabled American Veterans Past, Present & Future (here, next to this marker); Our Nation’s Naval Commandos (here, next to this marker); American Revolutionary War Monument (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Disabled American Veterans Past, Present & Future (here, next to this marker); Vietnam Veterans of America (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Virginia Beach.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bill Myers Veterans Memorial Park. (Submitted on December 3, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
2. The Gamewardens Association, Vietnam to Present. (Submitted on December 4, 2020.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 3, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 36 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 3, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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