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USS Forrestal CVA/CV/AVT-59

 
 
USS Forrestal CVA/CV/AVT-59 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 26, 2020
1. USS Forrestal CVA/CV/AVT-59 Marker
Inscription.  
October 1955 – September 1993
First in Defense – Forever in Dignity

Dedicated this Veteran’s Day November 11, 2002,
To all shipmates that ever served
on the world’s first super aircraft carrier, the USS Forrestal.

“Remember The Spirit”

 
Erected 2002 by USS Forrestal Association Inc.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 36° 50.645′ N, 75° 59.319′ 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. 203rd Red Horse Flight (here, next to this marker); VFW Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); USS Cole (here, next to this marker); Oceana High School Veterans Memorial
USS Forrestal CVA/CV/AVT-59 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 26, 2020
2. USS Forrestal CVA/CV/AVT-59 Marker
(here, next to this marker); Remember the Sacrifice (a few steps from this marker); Disabled American Veterans Past, Present & Future (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam Veterans of America (a few steps from this marker); Chosin Reservoir Campaign Veterans (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.)
 
3.	Veterans Memorial Dedication Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 26, 2020
3. 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 26 times since then and 3 times this year. 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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