Legion of Merit
The Legion of Merit was the first American decoration awarded to citizens of Foreign Nations. There are four degrees of award. They are Chief Commander, Commander, Officer, and Legionaire/Legion of Merit. Only the Legion of Merit is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States. Individuals receive this award for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding service and achievements. The duty must have been such as to merit the recognition of key individuals.
Erected 2012 by the Veterans Council of Northwest Arkansas and Many Concerned Citizens and Organizations.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II.
Location. 36° 26.005′ N, 94° 13.793′ W. Marker is in Bella Vista, Arkansas, in Benton County. Marker is at the Veterans Wall of Honor. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 103 Veterans Way, Bella Vista AR 72714, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Purple Heart (here, next to this
Also see . . . Veterans Wall of Honor, Bella Vista AR. (Submitted on November 22, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 252 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on November 22, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 20, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.