Lakeland in Polk County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Republic of Vietnam
1961 - 1975
Dedicated to those who contributed to the security of the United States through honorable military service to the Republic of Vietnam. More than 300,000 service members were wounded, over 58,000 killed and almost 2,000 remain missing in action.
These veterans served our nation under the most trying conditions at a time when the nation was divided in its support. They fought with honor and distinction in the name of freedom and democracy for all.
Erected 2005 by Veterans organizations of the Lakeland, Florida area.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam.
Location. 28° 2.405′ N, 81° 57.993′ W. Marker is in Lakeland, Florida, in Polk County. Memorial can be reached from Lake Beulah Drive, 0.1 miles north of Lime Street, on the right when traveling north. The marker is located on the grounds of Veterans Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 141 Lake Beulah Drive, Lakeland FL 33815, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Operations Desert Shield/Desert Storm (here, next to this marker); No Longer the Forgotten WarVeterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); “The Greatest Generation” (a few steps from this marker); “The Great War” (a few steps from this marker); Global War on Terrorism Freedom Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 9/11 Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Serving Those Who Served (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lakeland.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 17, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 15, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 90 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 15, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.