Junction City in Geary County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
1st Infantry Division Memorial
Dedicated to the military personnel from Fort Riley, Kansas, service in support of Operation Desert Storm
July 4, 1991 by friends and neighbors in Junction City and Geary County
Funding for this project has been donated by:
Junction City Distributing Co. - Coors (Jerry Frakes)
Matlock Johnson Realtors (Russell Johnson)
Montgomery Publications (John Montgomery)
R&R Developers, Inc. (Richard Rothfuss)
United Telephone System (John Bowser)
Mastercarved Memorials of Clay Center
To those from Fort Riley who gave their lives in the liberation of the Kuwaiti people during Operation Desert Storm
Lee A. Belas • Jason C. Carr • Melford R. Collins • Roy L Damian, Jr. • David O. Douthit • Jonathan H. Kamm • Reuben G. Kirk, III • Mark A Miller • John K Morgan • Cheryl L O'Brien • Kenneth J Perry • David G Plasch • Gary E. Streeter • George R Swartzendruber • Donaldson P Tillar, III • Steven Trautman • Troy W Wedgewood • Michael D Daniels • Marty Davis • William Grimm • Jeffrey Middleton
Erected 1991 by Friends and neighbors in Junction City and Geary County.
Location. 39° 1.644′ N, 96° 49.791′ W. Marker Touch for map. Monument is located in Junction City's Heritage Park. Marker is in this post office area: Junction City KS 66441, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Purple Heart Memorial (a few steps from this marker); World War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); State of Kansas Vietnam Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial Arch (within shouting distance of this marker); Buffalo Soldier Memorial (approx. one mile away); Cholera Epidemic of 1855 (approx. 3.1 miles away); Vanguard of Freedom (approx. 3.1 miles away); Confederate POWs (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Junction City.
Also see . . . Geary County CVB. (Submitted on June 30, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 960 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 29, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.