Springfield in Greene County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
USS Nathanael Greene
USS NATHANAEL GREENE SSBN-636
during her 40 plus nuclear deterrent patrols from 1964 to 1986. These boomer patrols comprised the 3rd leg of our country's nuclear triad which so effectively contained the Soviet Union and contributed greatly to our winning the Cold War.
PRIDE RUNS DEEP
Erected 2004 by Ozark Runner Base, United States Submarine Veterans, Inc., Springfield, Missouri.
Location. 37° 10.377′ N, 93° 19.799′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Missouri, in Greene County. Marker can be reached from South Scenic Avenue 0.9 miles north of West Battlefield Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Monument located on the grounds of Nathanael Greene Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2400 South Scenic Avenue, Springfield MO 65807, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); First School-House in Greene County (approx. 2.3 miles Zagonyi's Charge (approx. 2.3 miles away); First Cabin in Springfield (approx. 2.8 miles away); Kickapoo Indian Village (approx. 2.8 miles away); Battle of Springfield (approx. 3 miles away); Wilshire Apartments (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Landers Theatre (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
Also see . . .
1. Website of the USS Lapon. (Submitted on December 19, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia - USS Lapon (SSN-661). (Submitted on December 19, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
3. Wikipedia - USS Nathanael Greene (SSBN-636). (Submitted on December 19, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
Categories. • War, Cold •
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