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POW ✯ MIA Monument

 
 
POW ✯ MIA Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 3, 2018
1. POW ✯ MIA Monument
Inscription.
POW✯MIA
You Are Not Forgotten

Dedicated to all
Our Nation's
POW ✯ MIA
Past – Present

Fort Benning Sergeants Major Association

17 September 2005


Rear

World War I
06 Apr 1917 – 11 Nov 1918
POW-7,470 MIA-116,108

World War II
07 Dec 1941 – 02 Sept 1945
POW-124,079 MIA-30,314

Cold War
02 Sept 1945 – 21 Aug 1991
POW-Classified MIA-343

Korean War
25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953
POW-7,140 MIA-8,177

Vietnam
08 July 1959 – 27 Jan 1973
POW-2,583 MIA-3,000 6,000

USS Pueblo
23 Jan 1968 – 23 Dec 1968
POW-82

Grenada
25 Oct 1983 – 02 Nov 1983
MIA-4

Persian Gulf War
16 Jan 1991 – 27 Feb 1991
MIA-52

Somalia
02 Dec 1992 – 15 Sept 1994
POW-6 MIA-2
 
Erected 2005 by Fort Benning Sergeants Major Association.
 
Location. 32° 23.402′ N, 84° 57.283′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker is on Legacy Way east of South Lumpkin Road, on the left when traveling east
POW ✯ MIA Monument (reverse side) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 3, 2018
2. POW ✯ MIA Monument (reverse side)
. Touch for map. Located in front of the National Infantry Museum near Fort Benning. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1775 Legacy Way, Columbus GA 31903, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Infantryman (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Specialist Ross A. McGinnis (about 300 feet away); Dedicated to the American Revolutionary War Infantryman (approx. 0.2 miles away); 503d Infantry Regiment (Airborne) Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); 87th Infantry Division Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); 96th Infantry Division Deadeyes Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Polar Bear Regiment Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Creek Town of Cusseta (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
More about this marker. Another, similar, monument is located in downtown Columbus in front of the Columbus Government Center on West 10th Street.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
View from monument towards the National Infantry Museum. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 3, 2018
3. View from monument towards the National Infantry Museum.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 4, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 4, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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