Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
East Meadow in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

82nd Airborne Division

America's Guard of Honor

 
 
82nd Airborne Division Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 25, 2017
1. 82nd Airborne Division Marker
Inscription. American paratroopers - Devils in Baggy Pants - pop up from nowhere and we never know how they strike next. Seems like they're everywhere.
Extract from Dead Enemy Officer's Diary


Dedicated to the memory of all paratroopers and glidermen. Their courage and valor in battle set the standard for all American fighting men.
Airborne all the way!

 
Erected by New York Chapter 82nd Airborne Division Association.
 
Location. 40° 44.032′ N, 73° 34.671′ W. Marker is in East Meadow, New York, in Nassau County. Marker can be reached from Park Boulevard north of County Route 24. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: East Meadow NY 11554, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 77th Infantry Division Reserve Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); American Legion Auxiliary (here, next to this marker); War Dogs Memorial (here, next to this marker); Francis Cardinal Spellman (a few steps from this marker); Battle of the Bulge Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The Four Immortal Chaplains
82nd Airborne Division Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 25, 2017
2. 82nd Airborne Division Marker - Wide View
77th Infantry Division Reserve Memorial on the left, and 82nd Airborne Division Memorial on the right.
(a few steps from this marker); Still on Patrol (a few steps from this marker); Catholic War Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Meadow.
 
More about this marker. The memorial is mounted to a low retaining wall on the south side of the Veterans Memorial Tower in Memorial Plaza in Eisenhower Park.
 
Also see . . .
1. 82nd Airborne Division (Wikipedia). The 82nd Airborne Division is an elite airborne infantry division of the United States Army, specializing in parachute assault operations into denied areas. Based at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, the 82nd Airborne Division is part of the XVIII Airborne Corps. The 82nd Airborne Division is the U.S. Army's most strategically mobile division. Some sources consider the 82nd Airborne Division the most highly trained light infantry division in the world.... (Submitted on August 3, 2017.) 

2. 82nd Airborne Division Association. (Submitted on August 3, 2017.)
 
Categories. Military
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 3, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 3, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
Paid Advertisement