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Wichita in Sedgwick County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

USN Armed Guard

We Aim To Deliver

 
 
USN Armed Guard Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
1. USN Armed Guard Memorial
Inscription.

In memory of 1,810 shipmates who did not return home and to all others who provided the firepower to give each ship involved a fighting chance to fulfill its mission.

[USNAG and USMM Honor Roll]
Keith E. Alquist Dean Brandis (USNAG) William M. Ayers Wilfred B. Bergkamp (USNAG) Leslie B. Bower C. W. (Chuck) Brawner Shirley Lee Cheever Dean W. Harding John R. Jilka Jean R. Harding Wilbur R. Keller Marvin E. Nedved (USNAG) Robert B. Norris Duane W. Humphrey Leonard J. Reopelle Rosco F. Sanborn Francis A. Saint Rodney M. Sanborn Kent E. Slabotsky Dick Springer Jack R. Townsley Kenneth E. Thomas J. K. Tynan Kenneth Willett (USNAG)

[USMM and USN Armed Guard]
They that go down to the sea in ships
that do business in great waters.
These see the works of the Lord,
and His wonders in the deep.

 
Erected 1996 by Concerned Former Mariners of World War II.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the US Navy Armed Guard marker series.
 
Location. 37° 41.415′ N, 97° 20.706′ W. Marker is in Wichita, Kansas, in Sedgwick County. Touch for map. Monument is in Veterans Memorial
USN Armed Guard Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
2. USN Armed Guard Memorial Dedication
Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 339 North Greenway, Wichita KS 67202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. United States Merchant Marine Veterans of World War II (here, next to this marker); Dorado SS (248) (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Submariners On Eternal Patrol Since World War II (a few steps from this marker); MK-14 Submarine Torpedo (a few steps from this marker); Fleet Marine Force Navy Hospital Corpsmen (a few steps from this marker); Marine Corps Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Kansas Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam War and Homefront Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wichita.
 
Also see . . .
1. The U.S. Navy Armed Guard in World War II. (Submitted on June 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. U.S. Naval Armed Guard Casualties During WWII. (Submitted on June 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Veterans Memorial Park of Wichita. (Submitted on June 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
USNAG and USMM Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
3. USNAG and USMM Honor Roll
USNAG and USMM Poem image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
4. USNAG and USMM Poem
USN Armed Guard Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
5. USN Armed Guard Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 360 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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