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Afghanistan-Iraq War Memorial - Margaret Carpenter Recreation Center - Thornton, CO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
N 39° 53.815 W 104° 56.514
13S E 504966 N 4416317
Quick Description: The loss of a Thornton Marine brought forth this memorial
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 1/8/2011 5:02:49 PM
Waymark Code: WMAF9C
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member HANSENNI
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Long Description:
This memorial was created to honor all service members and Thornton soldiers who make the ultimate sacrifice in service of their country. We lost Thornton native Marine Lance Corporal Thomas Slocum on March 23, 2003. For the story of his service (visit link) , (visit link) and
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The engraving reads:

Thornton Remembers

All the Brave Men and Women Who Served Our Country On the War on Terrorism

Honor them by remembering freedom is their gift to us.

July 4, 2005

The brass plaque on the rear reads:

In Memory of Those Thornton Soldiers Who Gave Their Lives in the War on Terrorism

Marine Lance Cpl. Thomas J, Slocum
Died March 23, 2003 in Iraq


This memorial is in front of the Margaret Carpenter Recreation Center in Thornton. The Thornton Peace Wall Memorial to 9-11 Victims is nearby.
Memorial Placed by:: Citizens of Thornton

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