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1st Infantry Division Memorial

 
 
First Infantry Division Desert Storm Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 10, 2011
1. First Infantry Division Desert Storm Memorial Marker
Front of the monument
Inscription.  
Front
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

Back
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

IN MEMORY
 
Erected
First Infantry Division Desert Storm Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 10, 2011
2. First Infantry Division Desert Storm Memorial Marker
Back of the monument
1991 by Friends and neighbors in Junction City and Geary County.
 
Location. 39° 1.644′ N, 96° 49.791′ W. Marker is in Junction City, Kansas, in Geary County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street (U.S. 40) and West 5th Street, on the left when traveling north on Washington Street. Monument is located in Junction City's Heritage Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Junction City KS 66441, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 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); George Smith (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); 600 Block Washington Street (about 700 feet away); 7th Street East & West of Washington (about 700 feet away); 700 Block Washington Street (approx. 0.2 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 & PatriotismWar, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm
 

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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 1,019 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 29, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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