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Fort Benning in Muscogee County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Tropic Lightning Memorial

 
 
Tropic Lightning Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 3, 2018
1. Tropic Lightning Memorial
Inscription.
United by Sacrifice

Artist Lynn Weiler Liverton

This Tropic Lightning Memorial symbolizes
heroes from WWII, Korea, Vietnam and the
Global War on Terror coming together to pay
tribute to their fallen comrades

Dedicated to
The Memory of Tropic Lightning Soldiers
who made the ultimate
sacrifice in defense of their country

Greater love has no man than this,
to lay down one's life for their country


 
Erected 2016 by the 25th Infantry Division Memorial Fund, Inc.
 
Location. 32° 23.124′ N, 84° 57.246′ W. Marker is in Fort Benning, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker is on Fort Benning Road 1.6 miles south of Matheson Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located on the Walk of Honor, just to the south of the National 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. 87th Infantry Division Monument (a few steps from this marker); 29th Infantry Division (a few steps from this marker); Operation Just Cause
Tropic Lightning Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 3, 2018
2. Tropic Lightning Memorial
The National Infantry Museum can be seen in distance on left.
(within shouting distance of this marker); 32nd Infantry Regiment Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Polar Bear Regiment Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Benning POW Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 96th Infantry Division Deadeyes Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 30th Infantry Division / 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Benning.
 
Regarding Tropic Lightning Memorial. Another similar memorial, to the Tropic Lightning soldiers, is located at Schofield Barracks in Hawaii.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 22, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 71 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 22, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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