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30th Infantry Division / 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team Memorial

“Old Hickory”

 
 
30th Infantry Division Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 3, 2018
1. 30th Infantry Division Memorial
Inscription.
Front
In honor and memory of all
those who have defended freedom
wearing Old Hickory since 1917

Workhorse of the Western Front

World War I
Somme Offensive
Ypres-Lys
Flanders 1918

World War II
Normandy
Northern France
Rhineland
Ardennes-Alsace
Central Europe

"...30th was the outstanding
infantry division in the ETO."
Col. Sla Marshall
16 March 1946

Reverse
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Transition of Iraq - 2004
Iraqi Governance - 2005
National Resolution - 2005
Iraqi Sovereignty - 2009

"You have brought a measure of
stability to a people plagued by
conflict, and have made your
nation proud."
Gen Raymond T. Odierno
29 January 2010

 
Erected 2013 by 30th Infantry Division Association.
 
Location. 32° 23.113′ N, 84° 57.229′ W. Marker is in Fort Benning, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker can be reached from Fort Benning Road 1.6 miles south of Matheson Road. Touch for map. Located on the Walk of Honor, just to the south of the National
30th Armored Brigade Combat Team Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 3, 2018
2. 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team Memorial
Infantry Museum parade ground. Marker is at or near this postal address: Fort Benning Road, Fort Benning GA 31905, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Polar Bear Regiment Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 96th Infantry Division Deadeyes Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Fallen Sniper Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 87th Infantry Division Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); 503d Infantry Regiment (Airborne) Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Benning POW Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Dedicated to the American Revolutionary War Infantryman (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Creek Town of Cusseta (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Benning.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the 30th Infantry Division. (Submitted on February 6, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Additional keywords. European Theater of Operations (ETO)
 
Categories. War, 1st Iraq & Desert StormWar, World IWar, World II
 
Memorial can be seen just to left of trunk of tree in foreground. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 3, 2018
3. Memorial can be seen just to left of trunk of tree in foreground.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 6, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 6, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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