Eglin AFB in Okaloosa County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Dedicated to those
who gave their lives
in the performance of duty
Erected 1999 by the EOD Warrior Foundation.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Heroes • Military • Patriots & Patriotism. A significant historical year for this entry is 1970.
Location. 30° 30.086′ N, 86° 22.469′ W. Marker is in Eglin AFB, Florida, in Okaloosa County. Memorial is on Range Road, 3 miles east of State Road 20, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Range Road (Bluewater Bay area), Niceville FL 32578, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Eglin Air Force Base (approx. 7.2 miles away); IM-99 BOMARC Launch Platform (approx. 11.3 miles away); F-84 Thunderstreak (approx. 11.4 miles away); F-100 Supersabre (approx. 11.4 miles away); F-89 Scorpion (approx. 11.4 miles away); AGM-109 MRASM Missile (approx. 11.4 miles T-33 T-Bird (approx. 11.4 miles away); F-104 Starfighter (approx. 11.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eglin AFB.
More about this memorial. Originally an EOD memorial wall was constructed, in 1970, at the Naval Ordnance Station in Indian Head, Maryland. When the school moved to Eglin Air Force Base, this wall and memorial was erected.
The Memorial is located on Eglin Air Force Base in Florida which is secured and staffed like other military bases around the world. The gate opening hours are 4:55 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. The gate is closed on Christmas and Thanksgiving days. If you are planning a trip to the area and would like to visit outside of normal hours, please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org and they will do everything they can to accommodate a visit to the EOD Memorial Wall.
Currently the gates are closed on the weekends after 12:00 noon.
Also see . . .
1. EOD Memorial Foundation. (Submitted on November 18, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. EOD Memorial Virtual Wall (listing names by service). (Submitted on November 18, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 342 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 18, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.