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Operation Iraqi Freedom Memorial II

 
 
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By AGS Media, May 8, 2010
1. Operation Iraqi Freedom Memorial II
Inscription. (Raised section)
A grateful county
honors the memory of these brave individuals
for their unquestioned valor and sacrifice
in defense of freedom and liberty
during combat in Operation Iraqi Freedom

Dedicated 2003
Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners

Petty Officer 3rd Class Ronald Ginther
Marine Lance Cpl. Nicholas Wilt
Marine Lance Cpl. James Ronald Phillips
Army Sgt. Antwan Walker
Marine Lance Cpl. Kevin Waruinge
Army Sgt. Michael Lehmiller
Army Private Roberto Carlos Baez
Army Private First Class Marc Delgado
Specialist Alexis Roman-Cruz


(Base section)
Sgt. 1st Class Jason J. Fabrizi
Sgt. David A. Croft, Jr.
Army Spec. Eric Lembke
Special Agent Chad Michael
Marine Sgt. Daniel M. Angus

 
Erected 2003 by Hillborough County Board of County Commissioners.
 
Location. 27° 56.942′ N, 82° 27.318′ W. Marker is in Tampa, Florida, in Hillsborough County. Marker is on North Morgan Street south of Madison Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The memorial is located in the Joe Chillura Courthouse Square Park in downtown Tampa. It is east of the
Operation Iraqi Freedom Memorial II image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, May 8, 2010
2. Operation Iraqi Freedom Memorial II
domed gazebo, at the bottom of the steps. Marker is in this post office area: Tampa FL 33602, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Operation Iraqi Freedom Memorial I (a few steps from this marker); 1851 1891 (within shouting distance of this marker); Hillsborough Lodge (within shouting distance of this marker); Memoria In Aeterna, 1911 (within shouting distance of this marker); Hillsborough County's Confederate Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Fitzgerald Kennedy (about 300 feet away); St. Andrew's Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away); War Memorial (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tampa.
 
More about this marker. The memorial is capped with the logo of Hillsborough County, Florida. A flagpole is mounted at the base of the memorial.

Another Operation Iraqi Freedom memorial is located 65 feet or 20 meters to the northeast - See "Nearby Marker" for additional information.
 
Additional keywords. Joe Chillura Courthouse Square
 
Categories. 20th CenturyHeroesMilitaryWar, 2nd Iraq
 
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By AGS Media, May 8, 2010
3. Operation Iraqi Freedom Memorials
Flags of the USA fly from atop the flagpoles for Operation Iraqi Freedom Memorials II and I (left to right).
Gazebo at Joe Chillura Courthouse Square Park image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, May 8, 2010
4. Gazebo at Joe Chillura Courthouse Square Park
The memorial and flagpole are seen immediately to the right of the domed structure.

The gazebo is inspired by the dome which topped Hillsborough County's fourth County Courthouse, which stood from 1892 till 1951.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 12, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 1,283 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 12, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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