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Exeter in Washington County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Rhode Island National Guard

 
 
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By Don Morfe, May 27, 2013
1. Rhode Island National Guard Marker
Inscription.  (Inscription under the statue)
Rhode Island National Guard

(Left Panel)
Army National Guard-Since 1638-The Rhode Island Army National Guard was formed as a State Militia for the protection of the people. It always answers the call to arms when conflicts or natural disasters occur in our state, our nation or around the world.

(Center Panel)
Rhode Island’s greatest asset in peace and war. I am the Guard. Whenever a strong arm and valiant spirit must defend the nation there I stand.

For three centuries a civilian in peace, a soldier in war, I am the custodian of the nation’s security and honor now and forever, there I stand. I am the Guard.

(Right Panel)
Air National Guard-Since 1947-The Rhode Island Air National Guard was created as a separate armed service when the United States Air Force was established. Its mission provides combat support in war and humanitarian aid during natural disasters throughout the world.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 41° 32.533′ N, 71° 32.417′ 
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By Don Morfe, May 27, 2013
2. Rhode Island National Guard Marker
W. Marker is in Exeter, Rhode Island, in Washington County. Memorial is on South County Trail (Cemetery Entrance). The marker is in the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Exeter RI 02822, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jewish War Veterans (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Medal of Honor-Honor Roll (approx. ¼ mile away); Address by President Abraham Lincoln (approx. ¼ mile away); Lonely Lookout Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); We Aim-To Deliver (approx. 0.3 miles away); Armed Services Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); U.S. Navy Armed Guard Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); 43d Infantry Division Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Exeter.
 
Rhode Island National Guard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 27, 2013
3. Rhode Island National Guard Marker
Rhode Island National Guard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 27, 2013
4. Rhode Island National Guard Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 2, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 604 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 2, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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