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Fort Polk in Vernon Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Global War on Terrorism Monument

 
 
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By Lee Hattabaugh, November 17, 2010
1. Global War on Terrorism Monument
Inscription.  The Global War on Terrorism monument honors the Fort Polk soldiers, families and civilians whose support and sacrifice will forever be remembered
 
Topics. This memorial monument is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryWar, 2nd IraqWar, Afghanistan.
 
Location. 31° 2.916′ N, 93° 12.78′ W. Marker is in Fort Polk, Louisiana, in Vernon Parish. Memorial can be reached from Louisiana Avenue east of Colorado Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Located at the Fort Polk Warrior Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Polk LA 71459, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment (here, next to this marker); 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized) (here, next to this marker); Fort Polk (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized) (within shouting distance of this marker); Peason Ridge Heritage Families
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By Lee Hattabaugh, November 17, 2010
2. Global War on Terrorism Monument
(within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Polk Heritage Families (within shouting distance of this marker); The Seventh Armored Division (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Polk.
 
Additional comments.
1. Names and Units
The monument currently lists the Fort Polk units involved and service members lost from 2001 to 2009.
    — Submitted November 24, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.
 
Global War on Terrorism Monument image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 17, 2010
3. Global War on Terrorism Monument
Global War on Terrorism Monument image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 17, 2010
4. Global War on Terrorism Monument
Global War on Terrorism Monument image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 17, 2010
5. Global War on Terrorism Monument
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By Lee Hattabaugh, November 17, 2010
6. Global War on Terrorism Monument Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 24, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 676 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 24, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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