Juneau in Juneau Borough, Alaska — Northwest (North America)
Alaska Native Veterans Memorial
Monument against east wall of house off Whittier Way:
Alaska Native Veterans,
Southeast who served in the
United States Armed Forces.
Let us not dwell on their passing
but remember their shining Spirits that will live on forever.
World War I, World War II, Korea
Vietnam, Gulf War era, Panama,
Granada, Bosnia, and Afghanistan
We honor all Veterans who served their country
US Army, US Marine Corps, US Navy, US Air Force, US Merchant Marine, Alaska Territorial Guard.
Monuments on southeast lawn:
Gaayhidaa la aaygaa
[Statue of an Alaska Territorial Guard in arctic combat uniform with an M-1 Garand rifle]
Monuments on northeast lawn, off Whittier Way :
'Tlingit for Courage'
Gudangaay daats gaa:
'Haida for Courage'
'Tsimshian for Courage'
Erected by Alaska Native Veterans.
Topics. This memorial Military • Native Americans.
Location. 58° 18.083′ N, 134° 24.925′ W. Marker is in Juneau, Alaska, in Juneau Borough. Memorial is at the intersection of Whittier Way and West Willoughby Avenue when traveling south on Whittier Way. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 358 West Willoughby Avenue, Juneau AK 99801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Governor's Totem Pole (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alaska Governor's Mansion (about 500 feet away); Calhoun Ave. Overpass (about 600 feet away); Harvesting of the Atom (about 700 feet away); 4-Story Totem (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Henry Seward (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named William Henry Seward (approx. 0.2 miles away); Seward & Alaska (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Juneau.
Regarding Alaska Native Veterans Memorial. The marker misspells "Grenada" as "Granada". Grenada is a Caribbean island nation, invaded by the United States on October 25-29, 1983 in order to remove a Communist military regime.
Also see . . . Alaska Territorial Guard. Wikipedia article. (Submitted on October 1, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Eskimo Scouts
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