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National POW MIA Memorial

 
 
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By Denise Boose, July 4, 2011
1. National POW MIA Memorial Marker
Inscription. We honor here the sacrifice of hundreds of thousands of Americans held prisoner of war, and those still listed as Missing In Action since the time of the American Revolution. Some died from disease and starvation, some perished in death marches, some were tortured, and some were lost, gone forever from their families. All were deprived of their liberties so that you may enjoy yours.
This Monument Declared as
The National
Prisoner of War
Missing in Action
Memorial
by President George W. Bush
December 10, 2004

 
Location. 33° 53.231′ N, 117° 16.682′ W. Marker is in Riverside, California, in Riverside County. Marker is on Van Buren Boulevard, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22495 Van Buren Boulevard, March Air Reserve Base CA 92518, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); War Dog Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); United States of America Medal Of Honor Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Parent Washington Navel Orange Tree (approx. 8.2
National POW MIA Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 4, 2011
2. National POW MIA Memorial Marker
miles away); The First Marsh Grapefruit Trees into California (approx. 8.2 miles away); Mission Inn (approx. 8.6 miles away); Mount Rubidoux (approx. 9.3 miles away); Highgrove Hydroelectric Plant (approx. 9.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Riverside.
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, 1st Iraq & Desert StormWar, 2nd IraqWar, AfghanistanWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
National POW MIA Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 4, 2011
3. National POW MIA Memorial Marker
National POW MIA Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 4, 2011
4. National POW MIA Memorial
National POW MIA Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 4, 2011
5. National POW MIA Memorial
National POW MIA Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 4, 2011
6. National POW MIA Memorial
National POW MIA Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 4, 2011
7. National POW MIA Memorial
Riverside National Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 4, 2011
8. Riverside National Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 13, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 705 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on April 13, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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