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Duty

The Ia Drang Valley, November 1965

 
 
Duty Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 11, 2012
1. Duty Marker
Inscription.
“We went to war because our country asked us to go, because our new president… ordered us to go, but more importantly because we saw it as our duty to go.”
Lt. Gen. Harold G. Moore, USA (Ret.)
“We Were Soldiers Once… and Young” (1992)
 
Erected by U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center.
 
Location. 40° 12.3′ N, 77° 9.438′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Army Heritage Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carlisle PA 17013, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Battle of the Ia Drang Valley (a few steps from this marker); Bill Beck and Russell Adams (a few steps from this marker); The Ia Drang Battlefield (a few steps from this marker); COL. Joseph D. Newsome (a few steps from this marker); Final Act – LZ Albany (within shouting distance of this marker); Guard Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam Fire Support Base (within shouting distance of this marker); One-Oh-Five (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
More about this marker. One of several waysides highlighting
Insert - Airborne cavalry in the Ia Drang Valley image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 11, 2012
2. Insert - Airborne cavalry in the Ia Drang Valley
Army values. Located at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center (Open to Public).
 
Categories. War, Vietnam
 
Insert - Airborne trooper image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 11, 2012
3. Insert - Airborne trooper
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 13, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 114 times since then. Last updated on June 21, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 13, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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