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

USS Cole

 
 
USS Cole Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 26, 2020
1. USS Cole Marker
Inscription.  
In Honor of the Courageous Men and Women of the
USS Cole
Who Perished in Service to their Country
on October 12, 2000

Kenneth E. Clodfelter • Richard Costelow • Lakeina M. Francis • Timothy Lee Guana • Cherone Louis Gunn • James R. McDaniels • Marc Ian Nieto • Ronald Scott Owens • Lakiba Nichole Palmer • Joshua L. Parlett • Patrick Howard Roy • Kevin A. Shawn Rux • Timothy L. Saunders • Ronchester Santiago • Gary Swenchonis Jr. • Andrew Triplett • Craig B. Wibberley

 
Erected by City of Virginia Beach.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 36° 50.646′ N, 75° 59.323′ W. Marker is in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of 19th Street and Jefferson Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Located within the William “Billy” Myers Sr., Veterans Memorial Park adjacent to the Tidewater Veterans Memorial. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Oceana High School Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker);
USS Cole Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 26, 2020
2. USS Cole Marker
203rd Red Horse Flight (here, next to this marker); Chosin Reservoir Campaign Veterans (here, next to this marker); USS Forrestal CVA/CV/AVT-59 (here, next to this marker); VFW Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); In Memory of Our Departed Shipmates (here, next to this marker); Remember the Sacrifice (here, next to this marker); Disabled American Veterans Past, Present & Future (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Virginia Beach.
 
Also see . . .  Bill Myers Veterans Memorial Park. (Submitted on December 3, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
 
Veterans Memorial Dedication Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 26, 2020
3. Veterans Memorial Dedication Plaque
This park is dedicated to honor all veterans and was planned and completed by the Mayors Veterans Committee City of Virginia Beach
2002

Capt. J.B. Dadson, U.S.N. Retired
Capt. Mike Eaton, U.S.C.G. Retired
Col. Floyd M. Gilbert, U.S.A. Retired
Joann Harkins, Vietnam Veterans
CDR. Ed T. McCarthy, U.S.C.G. Retired <Charles R. Montgomery, Jr., U.S.A.
William L. Myers, U.S.A.F.
>Lee Scarborough, U.S.M.C.
Johnnie L. Steele, U.S.N. Retired
Duane D. Towbridge, U.S.M.C. Retired
Veterans Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 26, 2020
4. Veterans Memorial Park
 
 
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 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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