Fort Riley in Geary County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Global War on Terrorism Monument
In honor of those who mobilized and deployed through Fort Riley who dies in support of the Global War on Terrorism
Erected 2003 by AUSA and Friends of Fort Riley.
Topics. This memorial monument is listed in these topic lists: War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, 2nd Iraq • War, Afghanistan.
Location. 39° 3.815′ N, 96° 46.944′ W. Marker is in Fort Riley, Kansas, in Geary County. Memorial is at the intersection of Sheridan Avenue and Arnold Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Sheridan Avenue. Located near the parade ground and the Fort Riley museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Junction City KS 66441, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 9th Armored Division (a few steps from this marker); Third Armored Field Artillery Battalion (a few steps from this marker); 16th Infantry Regiment — 1st Infantry Division (a few steps from this marker); To the Memory of the Gallant Dead 26th Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Civil War Horses and MulesM16 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage (within shouting distance of this marker); M4A3 Sherman Medium Tank (within shouting distance of this marker); M5 Stuart Light Tank (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Riley.
More about this monument. Names of fallen soldiers are inscribed on the sides of both towers.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 808 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 29, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.