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VFW Veterans Memorial

VFW Back Bay Post 1211

 
 
VFW Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 26, 2020
1. VFW Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  
VFW Back Bay Post 1211
Proudly Acknowledges all veterans past and present
for their loyal and patriotic service in the
Merchant Marines
And all branches of the Armed Forces
Of the United States of America

A special Recognition for the Dedicated Veterans from:
Back Bay, Blackwater, Creeds, Gibbs Woods, Knotts Island and Pungo

 
Erected by VFW Back Bay Post 1211.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 36° 50.647′ N, 75° 59.318′ W. Marker is in North Virginia Beach in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of 19th Street and Jefferson Avenue, on the left when traveling west. The marker is 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: 1001 19th St, 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. USS Forrestal CVA/CV/AVT-59 (here, next to this marker); Remember the Sacrifice (here, next to this marker);
VFW Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 26, 2020
2. VFW Veterans Memorial
203rd Red Horse Flight (here, next to this marker); Disabled American Veterans Past, Present & Future (here, next to this marker); Vietnam Veterans of America (here, next to this marker); Oceana High School Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); USS Cole (here, next to this marker); The Military Order of the World Wars (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Virginia Beach.
 
Also see . . .  . (Submitted on December 4, 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 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 4, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 23 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 4, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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