Our Fallen Illinois Service Members
Our fallen Illinois service members in
Operation Enduring Freedom
Operation Iraqi freedom
"The torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans - born in this century, tempered by war, disciplined by a hard and bitter peace, proud of our ancient heritage - and unwilling to witness or permit the slow undoing of those human rights to which this nation has always been committed."
President John F. Kennedy
November 11, 2003
Location. 39° 49.229′ N, 89° 40.134′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Illinois, in Sangamon County. Marker is on North MacArthur Blvd. just north of West Oak Ridge Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield IL 62702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Illinois State Military Museum (here, next to this marker); Lincoln the Leader (within shouting distance of this marker); The Grave of Abraham Lincoln (approx. ¾ mile away); Building the Lincoln Tomb (approx. ¾ mile away);
Categories. • Military • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, 2nd Iraq • War, Afghanistan •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 9, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 452 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 9, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.