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

Medal of Honor

Veterans Memorial Center

 
 
Medal of Honor Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, January 3, 2021
1. Medal of Honor Marker
Inscription.  
Awarded by the United States of America for “Conspicuous”
Gallantry and Intrepidity at the Risk of His or Her Life
above and beyond the Call of Duty while engaged in an
action against any enemy of the United States.
Established July 12, 1862
Brevard County Recipient: Emery L. Bennett • Army • Korea • 1951

 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Korean. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list.
 
Location. 28° 21.08′ N, 80° 40.973′ W. Marker is on Merritt Island, Florida, in Brevard County. Memorial can be reached from South Sykes Creek Parkway just south of Fortenberry Road, on the right when traveling north. The marker is located within the Veterans Memorial Plaza part of the Veterans Memorial Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 304 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); American Revolutionary War (here, next to this marker); Combat Wounded Veterans
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(here, next to this marker); Operation Desert Storm (here, next to this marker); Korean Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); September, 11th, 2001 (a few steps from this marker); Operation Enduring Freedom (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named September, 11th, 2001 (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Merritt Island.
 
Medal of Honor Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, January 3, 2021
2. Medal of Honor Marker
 
 
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 162 times since then and 29 times this year. 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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