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Path of Honor

 
 
Path of Honor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 5, 2012
1. Path of Honor Marker
Inscription.
Charles A “Bud” Norris
Path of Honor
Honor * Respect * Remember

This path is dedicated to all veterans, past and present. As you walk this path, feel their presence and pay homage. Remember their sacrifice, devotion, and loyalty to this “Republic”. They gave their all so this nation can forever enjoy its freedom.
 
Erected by Center Township Post 6158 – Veterans of Foreign Wars.
 
Location. 38° 39.024′ N, 121° 13.299′ W. Marker is in Fair Oaks, California, in Sacramento County. Marker can be reached from Kruitof Way east of Hazel Avenue. Touch for map. The marker is located on the grounds of the VFW hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8990 Kruitof Way, Fair Oaks CA 95628, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. We Will Not Forget... (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of All American Veterans (a few steps from this marker); Heroes in the Sky (approx. one mile away); The Treasured American River (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Coloma Road (approx.
Path of Honor and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 5, 2012
2. Path of Honor and Marker
The marker is mounted on the large granite rock.
1.1 miles away); Natomas Consolidated of California (approx. 2.1 miles away); Rancho Rio de los Americanos (approx. 2.4 miles away); The Young Wo Memorial Site (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fair Oaks.
 
Categories. Military
 
World War I image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 5, 2012
3. World War I
"The War to End All Wars"
1914 - 1918

Total Costs
53,402 KIA • 204,002 Wounded • 4,434 POW • 2,913 MIA • $33 Billion
World War I image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 5, 2012
4. World War I
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By Syd Whittle, July 5, 2012
5. World War II
"A Global Conflict"
1939 - 1945

Total Costs
292,131 KIA • 670,846 Wounded • 130,000 POW • 34,000 MIA • $288 Billion
World War II image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 5, 2012
6. World War II
Korean War image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 5, 2012
7. Korean War
1950 - 1953

Total Costs
33,741 KIA • 103,284 Wounded • 4,750 POW • 9,395 MIA • $54 Billion
Korean War image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 5, 2012
8. Korean War
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By Syd Whittle, July 5, 2012
9. Vietnam
1964 - 1973

Total Costs
47,369 KIA • 153,303 Wounded • 591 POW • 1,172 MIA • $111 Billion
Vietnam image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 5, 2012
10. Vietnam
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By S B, circa 2012
11. Path of Honor Marker
Merchant Marine Memorial was an Eagle Scout project of Jack Solt. His brother Kyle built a flag burning pit for his Eagle.
Path of Honor Marker image. Click for full size.
By S B, circa 2012
12. Path of Honor Marker
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By S B, October 7, 2014
13. Path of Honor Marker
Merhant Marines were the unarmed service that supplied the Naval ships.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2012, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 346 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on July 8, 2012, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   11, 12, 13. submitted on March 3, 2015, by S B of Sacramento, California.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Wide area view of the monument where the Merchant Marine dedication plaque is displayed. • A full view of plaque seen in Photo #13. • Can you help?
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