Mobile in Mobile County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
This event is written in numerous history books of the Korean War, with pictures of Lt. Grady Vickery and Corporal Carroll Vogles, also pictures of the bridge. Vickery retired from the Army in 1960 with the rank of Captain. He is a member of the Gulf Coast Chapter of the Korean War Veterans Association. He was the first president and the one with the vision for this memorial.
Although this bridge does not resemble the Namji-Ri Bridge, it is named in his honor.
Location. 30° 41.019′ N, 88° 1.056′ W. Marker is in Mobile, Alabama, in Mobile County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2703 Battleship Parkway, Mobile AL 36601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Tank M48A1 (within shouting distance of this marker); An Unheralded Breed of Soldier (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lower Alabama Vietnam Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); B-52D "Stratofortress" (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Horace O. Davis (approx. 0.2 miles away); Memorial to USS Herring (SS-233) (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Submarine Lookout Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Take Her Down!" (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobile.
Categories. • War, Korean •
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