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Fort Polk in Vernon Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

5th Infantry Division (Mechanized)

Memorial Park

 
 
5th Infantry Division (Mechanized) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 17, 2010
1. 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized) Marker
Inscription.
In honor of the soldiers and families of the 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized) for their dedicated service and support to Fort Polk, Louisiana
21 September 1975 to 21 November 1992

RED DEVILS!
 
Location. 31° 2.918′ N, 93° 12.777′ W. Marker is in Fort Polk, Louisiana, in Vernon Parish. Marker can be reached from Louisiana Avenue east of Colorado Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located at the Fort Polk Warrior Park. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Polk LA 71459, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Global War on Terrorism Monument (here, next to this marker); 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment (a few steps from this marker); Fort Polk (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized) (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Polk Heritage Families (within shouting distance of this marker); Peason Ridge Heritage Families (within shouting distance of this marker); The Seventh Armored Division (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Polk.
 
Categories. Military
 
5th Infantry Division (Mechanized) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 17, 2010
2. 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized) Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 24, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 866 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 24, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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