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Merritt Island in Brevard County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Operation Enduring Freedom

Veterans Memorial Center

 
 
Operation Enduring Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 3, 2021
1. Operation Enduring Freedom Marker
Inscription.  
Their valor and sacrifice took the fight to the enemy likely saving many American lives at home. They gave the Afghan people their best chance in history to be free of fear and oppression.

“All Gave Some Some Gave All”

Army CWO Scott Dyer, 38 of Cocoa Beach KIA Oct. 11, 2006 • Army SGT. Robert Sanchez, 24 of Satellite Beach KIA Oct. 1, 2009 • Army 1st LT Todd William Weaver, 26 of Cocoa Beach KIA Sept. 9, 2010 • Army Specialist Jeremiah “Jerry” Sancho, 23 of Palm Bay KIA Oct 13 - 2011 • Army Specialist Justin Horsley, 21 of Palm Bay KIA July 22 - 2012 • Marine Gunnery SGT Jonathan Gifford, of Palm Bay KIA July 29 - 2012 • Army CWO III Brian D Hornsby, 37 of Melbourne KIA Aug. 16-2012
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm.
 
Location. 28° 21.078′ N, 80° 40.968′ W. Marker is in Merritt Island, Florida, in Brevard County. Memorial can be reached from South Sykes Creek Parkway just from Fortenberry Road, on the right when traveling north. The marker is located
Operation Enduring Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 3, 2021
2. Operation Enduring Freedom Marker
within the Veterans Memorial Plaza part of the Veterans Memorial Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 S Sykes Creek Pkwy, Merritt Island FL 32952, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. POW★MIA (here, next to this marker); Medal of Honor (a few steps from this marker); Operation Iraqi Freedom (a few steps from this marker); Operation Desert Storm (a few steps from this marker); American Revolutionary War (a few steps from this marker); September, 11th, 2001 (a few steps from this marker); Combat Wounded Veterans (a few steps from this marker); The “Dixie Doughboy” (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Merritt Island.
 
Also see . . .  Operation Enduring Freedom. (Submitted on January 14, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 14, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 14, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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