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Eglin AFB in Okaloosa County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Combat Wounded Veterans

 
 
Combat Wounded Veterans Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 26, 2017
1. Combat Wounded Veterans Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to All Men and Women Who Are
Recipients of the Nationís Oldest Military
Decoration The Purple Heart

My Stone Is Red For
The Blood They Shed
The Medal I Bear
Is My Countryís Way
To Show They Care
If I Could Be Seen
By All Mankind
Maybe Peace Woll
Come In My Lifetime

Erected by Chapter #566 M.O.P.H.
And donated by Vanguard Bank

The Air Force Armament Museum and the Eglin Hurlburt and
Duke Military Communities — Active Duty and Veterans
Honor Those Who Have Served, Sacrificed and Fallen
In Defense of Peace and Freedom

 
Erected by Chapter #566 M.O.P.H.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart marker series.
 
Location. 30° 27.968′ N, 86° 33.669′ W. Marker is in Eglin AFB, Florida, in Okaloosa County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Pinchot Road (State Road 99) and Museum Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located at the Air Force Armament Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Museum Drive, Eglin AFB FL 32542, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mac Baker (here,
Combat Wounded Veterans Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 26, 2017
2. Combat Wounded Veterans Marker
next to this marker); GBU-43/B MOAB (a few steps from this marker); Historic Aerospace Site (a few steps from this marker); Faithful Partner – Guardian of the Night (within shouting distance of this marker); O-2 Skymaster (within shouting distance of this marker); F-4 Phantom II (within shouting distance of this marker); MIG-21 Fishbed (within shouting distance of this marker); CGM-13 Mace Missile (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eglin AFB.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Purple Heart. (Submitted on April 7, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Military Order of the Purple Heart. (Submitted on April 7, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Purple Heart Heraldry. (Submitted on April 7, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Military
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 7, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 87 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 7, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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