Duncan in Stephens County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
Persian Gulf, Afghanistan & Iraq War Memorial
the United States Armed Forces for
their efforts to let freedom reign in
the Persian Gulf War, Afghanistan,
and Iraq. "You can only protect
your liberties in this world by
protecting the other man's freedom.
You can only be free if I am free."
Eagle Project Dalton Matthews 2008
Erected 2010 by Boy Scouts of America.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, 2nd Iraq • War, Afghanistan.
Location. 34° 30.672′ N, 97° 58.041′ W. Marker is in Duncan, Oklahoma, in Stephens County. Memorial is on U.S. 81 north of West Pine Avenue, on the right when traveling south. The monument is in the Veterans' section of Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Duncan OK 73533, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Duty, Honor and Country (here, next to this marker); Lest We Forget (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam War (within POW-MIA (within shouting distance of this marker); Erle P. Halliburton (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Memorial Park (about 600 feet away); Indian Base Line (about 700 feet away); Halliburton (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Duncan.
More about this memorial. Although the marker lists a date of 2008, the dedication took place in 2010. The quote on the monument is attributed to one "Clarena Darrow." The quote should actually have been attributed to the famous attorney, Clarence Darrow.
Also see . . . "Finishing the Job". This was the article published in the "Duncan Banner" on March 20, 2010, regarding the monument's dedication. (Submitted on July 21, 2012, by M. Blakelylaw of Southeast, Oklahoma.)
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