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Eglin AFB in Okaloosa County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

EOD Memorial

 
 
EOD Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, November 17, 2016
1. EOD Memorial
Inscription.
EOD
Memorial


Dedicated to those
who gave their lives
in the performance of duty

1970

 
Erected 1999 by the EOD Warrior Foundation.
 
Location. 30° 30.086′ N, 86° 22.469′ W. Marker is in Eglin AFB, Florida, in Okaloosa County. Marker is on Range Road 3 miles east of State Road 20, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Range Road (Bluewater Bay area), Niceville FL 32578, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Eglin Air Force Base (approx. 7.2 miles away); IM-99 BOMARC Launch Platform (approx. 11.3 miles away); F-84 Thunderstreak (approx. 11.4 miles away); F-100 Supersabre (approx. 11.4 miles away); F-89 Scorpion (approx. 11.4 miles away); AGM-109 MRASM Missile (approx. 11.4 miles away); T-33 T-Bird (approx. 11.4 miles away); F-104 Starfighter (approx. 11.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eglin AFB.
 
More about this marker. Originally an EOD memorial wall was constructed, in 1970, at the Naval Ordnance Station in Indian Head, Maryland. When the school moved
EOD Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, November 17, 2016
2. EOD Memorial Wall
to Eglin Air Force Base, this wall and memorial was erected.

The Memorial is located on Eglin Air Force Base in Florida which is secured and staffed like other military bases around the world. The gate opening hours are 4:55 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. The gate is closed on Christmas and Thanksgiving days. If you are planning a trip to the area and would like to visit outside of normal hours, please e-mail: info@eodwarriorfoundation.org and they will do everything they can to accommodate a visit to the EOD Memorial Wall.

Currently the gates are closed on the weekends after 12:00 noon.
 
Also see . . .
1. EOD Memorial Foundation. (Submitted on November 18, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. EOD Memorial Virtual Wall (listing names by service). (Submitted on November 18, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal Range D-51 entrance sign. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, November 17, 2016
3. Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal Range D-51 entrance sign.
List of fallen EOD tech's by service. (Army / Marines / Navy / Air Force) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, November 17, 2016
4. List of fallen EOD tech's by service. (Army / Marines / Navy / Air Force)
For individual names (by service) see link above.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 18, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 198 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 18, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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