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2nd Battalion, 9th Marines

Semper Fidelis

 

[Always Faithful]

 
2nd Battalion, 9th Marines Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, March 12, 2021
1. 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines Marker
Inscription.  
"For those who have fought for it…Freedom…has a flavor the protected will never know."
L/Cpl Edwin "Tim" Craft - Khe Sanh - February 1968
Formed 1 April 1942

World War II: 1942 - 1945
Bougainville, Northern Solomons, Guam, Iwo Jima

Post WWII: 1953 - 1954
In support of Korean War

Vietnam: 1965 - 1975
Da Nang, Hue/Phu Bai, Dong Ha, Cam Lo, Con Thien, Than Cam Son, Quang Tri, Cua Viet, Ca Lu, Vandegrift Combat Base, Hills 861, 881N, 881S, Khe Sanh, A Shau Valley, Koh Tang Island

Philippines: 1991
Operation Fiery Vigil - Island of Cebu

Gulf War: 1991
Operation Desert Storm

Somalia: 1992 - 1994
Operation Restore Hope - Mogadishu

Iraq: 2008 - 2009
Operation Iraqi Freedom - Ramadi

Afghanistan: 2010 - 2013
Operation Enduring Freedom - Marjah, Sangin, Camp Leatherneck

This plaque is dedicated to the brave Marines and Navy Corpsmen of Echo, Fox, Hotel, Weapons, and H&S

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2nd Battalion, 9th Marines
In all theaters of operation and especially for those who gave their lives in support of freedom
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 38° 32.49′ N, 77° 20.568′ W. Marker is in Triangle, Virginia, in Prince William County. Memorial can be reached from Jefferson Davis Highway (U.S. 1) 0.1 miles south of Joplin Road (Virginia Route 619), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Quantico VA 22134, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 3rd Battalion, 27th Marines (here, next to this marker); 9th Engineer Battalion (here, next to this marker); Company H (here, next to this marker); The Basic School (here, next to this marker); 7 December 1941 (here, next to this marker); Marine Spouses and Children Memorial (here, next to this marker); No Sacrifice Forgotten (a few steps from this marker); Hotel Company, The Basic School (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Triangle.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 100 times since then and 26 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 14, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Jul. 4, 2022