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Oakland in Pottawattamie County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

“Branches Of Honor”

Oakland, Iowa's Veterans’ Monument

 

—Eagles of Honor —

 
"Branches Of Honor" Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 3, 2016
1. "Branches Of Honor" Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription.

To Our Armed Forces;

You go where we ask, never with complaint

You fight with honor, never demanding praise

You sacrifice greatly, never yielding courage

You always protect our freedoms, never will you fail

"Thank you"
Citizens of Oakland
Penned by Michael Knutsen

Bronze Artist Russell Christiensen


 
Erected by Citizens of Oakland.
 
Location. 41° 18.537′ N, 95° 23.843′ W. Marker is in Oakland, Iowa, in Pottawattamie County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 6/59 and Oakland Avenue, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 6/59. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oakland IA 51560, United States of America.
 
Also see . . .  Eagles of Honor Veteran Memorials Project. Honoring Pottawatamie County, Iowa, Veterans. (Submitted on April 14, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
"Branches Of Honor" Veterans Memorial Eagle image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 3, 2016
2. "Branches Of Honor" Veterans Memorial Eagle
"Branches Of Honor" Veterans Memorial Eagle image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 3, 2016
3. "Branches Of Honor" Veterans Memorial Eagle
"Branches Of Honor" Veterans Memorial Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 3, 2016
4. "Branches Of Honor" Veterans Memorial Detail
United States Navy • Army • National Guard
"Branches Of Honor" Veterans Memorial Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 3, 2016
5. "Branches Of Honor" Veterans Memorial Detail
Army • Marines • Coast Guard
"Branches Of Honor" Veterans Memorial Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 3, 2016
6. "Branches Of Honor" Veterans Memorial Detail
Peace • POW • Truth
"Branches Of Honor" Veterans Memorial Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 3, 2016
7. "Branches Of Honor" Veterans Memorial Detail
Proud • Assure Freedom For All • Loyalty
"Branches Of Honor" Veterans Memorial Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 3, 2016
8. "Branches Of Honor" Veterans Memorial Detail
Air Force • Merchant Marines • Love • Service • Courage
"Branches Of Honor" Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 3, 2016
9. "Branches Of Honor" Veterans Memorial
Looking NNW
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 10, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 138 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on April 10, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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