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Falfurrias in Brooks County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Our Sons, Our Brothers, Our Friends Memorial

 
 
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By James Hulse, January 28, 2021
1. Our Sons, Our Brothers, Our Friends Memorial
Inscription.  

Our Sons
Our Brothers
Our Friends

In Memory and Honor of Those
From Brooks County Who Served
Our Country and Those That
Sacrificed Their Lives in the
Vietnam War and the Persian Gulf
War, (Operation Desert Storm),
Preserving and Protecting the Ideals
of Our Free Nation.

May 15, 1966 2LT Jerry J Johnson

Oct. 28, 1966 SSgt. Oscar Garcia
Nov 20, 1967 Sgt. Ernesto Cantu (Encino)
Feb 14, 1968 Sgt. Vitalio Vela Jr.
Feb 28, 1968 Sgt. Patricio Maldonado Jr
Mar 6, 1968 Pvt. Domingo Rodriguez Jr.

Americanism is an Unfailing Love
of Country; Loyalty to its Institutions
and Ideals; Eagerness to Defend It
Against All Enemies; Undivided
Allegiance to the Flag; And a Desire
to Secure the Blessings of Liberty
to Ourselves and Posterity.
 
Erected by Texas Historical Commission.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, 1st Iraq & Desert StormWar, Vietnam.
 
Location. 27° 13.554′ N, 98° 8.651′ 
Our Sons, Our Brothers, Our Friends Memorial image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, January 28, 2021
2. Our Sons, Our Brothers, Our Friends Memorial
The Memorial is the first marker on the right of the two markers.
W. Marker is in Falfurrias, Texas, in Brooks County. Memorial is at the intersection of South St. Mary’s Street and East Miller Street, on the left when traveling south on South St. Mary’s Street. The Memorial is located on the northwest corner of the Brooks County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Falfurrias TX 78355, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brooks County War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Brooks County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Fallen Heroes Memorial Park (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Falfurrias (about 400 feet away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brooks County’s Catholic Heritage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Don Pedro Jaramillo (approx. 2.3 miles away); Site of Los Olmos (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Falfurrias.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 6, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 24 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 6, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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