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Afghanistan-Iraq War Memorial - Courthouse Park - Tampa, Fl
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 27° 56.947 W 082° 27.314
17R E 356841 N 3092418
Quick Description: Located in the Courthouse park at E Kennedy Blvd and N Peirce, Tampa, FL.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 2/20/2009 6:55:03 PM
Waymark Code: WM5WHM
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 17

Long Description:
Located in the Courthouse park at E Kennedy Blvd and N Peirce, Tampa, FL. There are two circular caved stones listing the names of those that served.

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Hillsborough County Florida

A grateful county honors the memory of those brave individuals for their unquestioned valor and sacrifice in defense of freedom and liberty during combat in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Dedicated 2003

Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners


Name of note that is listed: Army Sergeant First Class Paul Ray Smith

From Wikipedia

Paul Ray Smith (visit link)
Paul Ray Smith (September 24, 1969–April 4, 2003) was a United States Army Sergeant First Class who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Operation Iraqi Freedom while serving with B Company, 11th Engineer Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division in Baghdad, Iraq. He was also the first recipient of the Medal of Honor Flag.



Memorial Placed by:: Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners

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