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Sweetwater County Korean Vietnam Monument - Rock Springs WY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George
N 41° 38.238 W 109° 14.906
12T E 645884 N 4610989
Quick Description: This very moving monument to Sweetwater County participants of both the Korean War and the Vietnam War resides at the Sweetwater County Fairgrounds.
Location: Wyoming, United States
Date Posted: 8/13/2012 5:10:11 PM
Waymark Code: WMF2ZC
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
This six-sided granite monument serves as a memorial to all Sweetwater County residents who served in both the Korean War, as well as the Vietnam War. The facing panel offers the seals of the five branches of military, as well as the names of those who never came back home. The remaining 5 panels contain the names of the several hundred veterans who served.

WITH GRATEFULNESS AND THANKS WE DEDICATE THIS MONUMENT TO

ALL THE MEN AND WOMEN OF SWEETWATER COUNTY WHO SERVED

DURING THE KOREAN AND VIETNAM WAR YEARS.

TO THOSE THAT DID NOT RETURN WE OFFER A SILENT PRAYER.
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
- Korean War - Vietnam War


In Honor Of: Sweetwater County residents who served in the Korean War and the Vietnam War

Marker Text:
WITH GRATEFULNESS AND THANKS WE DEDICATE THIS MONUMENT TO ALL THE MEN AND WOMEN OF SWEETWATER COUNTY WHO SERVED DURING THE KOREAN AND VIETNAM WAR YEARS. TO THOSE THAT DID NOT RETURN WE OFFER A SILENT PRAYER.


Who Put it Here?: Veterans of Foreign Wars

Description of Memorial:
This granite monument is on the Sweetwater County Fair property, and is accessible publically 24 hours.


Date of dedication: Not listed

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