Fort Belvoir in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Private First Class Melvin L. Brown
Company D 8th Engineer Combat Battalion was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his conspicuous gallantry and outstanding courage above and beyond the call of duty in action against the enemy near
Kasan, Korea 4 Sep 1950
Erected 1957 by Fort Belvoir.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Korean.
Location. 38° 42.252′ N, 77° 8.902′ W. Marker is in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Memorial is on Gunston Road just west of Jackson Loop, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Belvoir VA 22060, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Facility 1433, Rail Bridge (approx. half a mile away); The Staff Sergeant John D. Linde Visitor Center (approx. half a mile away); Pohick Road Crossing (approx. half a mile away); Fort Belvoir (approx. half a mile away); Belvoir (approx. half a mile away); Alexandria, Mt. Vernon, and Accotink TurnpikeWoodlawn Quaker Meetinghouse (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Woodlawn Historic District (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Belvoir.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 23, 2021, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 93 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 23, 2021, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.