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Khe Sanh Veterans

 
 
Khe Sanh Veterans Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 10, 2016
1. Khe Sanh Veterans Marker
Inscription.
Remember
All who served · sacrificed
1961 · 1971
Khe Sanh
We are eternally bonded
1967 Hill Fights
1968 Siege
Semper Fidelis
Khe Sanh veterans
2 July 1993

Insignia of the US Marine Corps and the Great Seal of the United States

 
Erected 1993.
 
Location. 38° 52.828′ N, 77° 4.217′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Marker is on Roosevelt Drive 0 miles south of Grant Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. The marker and tree are in Section 2 of Arlington National Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 455th Bombardment Group (Heavy) (a few steps from this marker); 484th Bombardment Group (within shouting distance of this marker); Field Marshal Sir John Dill (within shouting distance of this marker); 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) (within shouting distance of this marker); 503rd Parachute Regimental Combat Team (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil Air Patrol
Khe Sanh Veterans Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 10, 2016
2. Khe Sanh Veterans Marker
The marker and memorial tree can be seen in this view to the north from Roosevelt Drive.
(within shouting distance of this marker); 104th Infantry Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 144th Army Postal Unit (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
Categories. War, Vietnam
 
Combat on Hill 875, the most intense of the battles around Dak To. image. Click for full size.
3. Combat on Hill 875, the most intense of the battles around Dak To.
Courtesy United States Army Heritage and Education Center, "Destroying enemy bunkers after assault on Hill 875, 2nd Bn., 173rd Abn. Bde., Vietnam, 1967.", part of the Hill Fights mentioned on the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 10, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 10, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 173 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 10, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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