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American Special Operations Forces

 
 
American Special Operations Forces Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2008
1. American Special Operations Forces Marker
Inscription.
In sacred memory of
American Special Operations Forces.
"Courage and Sacrifice."

[Five organizational emblems/insignia follow:]
United States Special Operations Command, [U.S. Army Special Forces] Airborne, Joint Special Operations Command, United States Naval Special Warfare Command, Air Force Special Operations Command,

"... I heard the voice of the Lord saying, 'Whom shall I send, and who will go for us.' Then said I, 'Here am I. Send me.'
                                        Isaiah, 6:8.

 
Erected 1995 by No Greater Love.
 
Location. 38° 52.621′ N, 77° 4.43′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Touch for map. Marker is in the northeast corner of Section 46, off Memorial Drive in the National Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. War Correspondent (a few steps from this marker); Canadian Cross of Sacrifice (within shouting distance of this marker); Landing Craft Support Ships (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnamese Rangers and Their American Ranger Advisors
American Special Operations Forces Marker and memorial Tree image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2008
2. American Special Operations Forces Marker and memorial Tree
(within shouting distance of this marker); Third Infantry Division, U.S. Army (within shouting distance of this marker); Merrill's Marauders (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Space Shuttle Columbia (within shouting distance of this marker); An Attempt to Rescue American Hostages Held in Iran (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
Also see . . .
1. American Special Ops. (Submitted on September 30, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. United States Special Operations Command - Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 30, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Green Berets, Navy SEALs.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,142 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on October 17, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 23, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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