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Sun Oct 15, 2017, 04:26 AM

National Infantry Museum to dedicate new Global War on Terrorism Memorial

https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-army/2017/10/14/national-infantry-museum-to-dedicate-new-global-war-on-terrorism-memorial/

National Infantry Museum to dedicate new Global War on Terrorism Memorial

By: Kyle Rempfer    18 hours ago


The National Infantry Museum in Columbus, Georgia, on Monday will dedicate the new Global War on Terrorism Memorial. The memorial consists of eight granite panels etched with the names of nearly 7,000 service members who have died in the Global War on Terrorism since 9/11, according to a press release from the National Infantry Museum. Two concrete columns representing the Twin Towers hold up a 13-foot steel beam salvaged from the World Trade Center and donated by New York City Firefighte

Nine bronze statues representing a squad of infantry soldiers line the monument, along with narrative panels chronicling the United States’ longest war. The memorial was designed to honor all branches of the armed forces, and has illustrations of each service’s role in the Global War on Terrorism, according to the press release.
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The dedication ceremony is open the the public. The National Infantry Museum asks that those wishing to attend the ceremony RSVP at their website in order to receive a parking pass.
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Sun Oct 15, 2017, 08:29 AM

1. A beautiful monument...

I hope one day that my fellow GWOT veterans and I will have something similar along the mall in DC.

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Sun Oct 15, 2017, 09:06 AM

2. It should be a drone flying over mud huts.

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