Vietnam War memorial - courthouse lawn, Girard, KS, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 37° 30.588 W 094° 50.509
15S E 337215 N 4153022
Quick Description: Actual title of the memorial is Kansas Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 3/28/2014 4:55:04 AM
Waymark Code: WMKDZH
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member HANSENNI
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Long Description:

County of memorial: Crawford County
location of memorial: St. Ozark St. & E. Prairie t., courthouse lawn, Girard
Names on memorial wall are 797 Kansas Veterans who gave their lives
This helicopter was flown in Vietnam by a Kansas pilot
Plaque accompanying the Helicopter:

April 15, 1995
This UH-1H "Huey" helicopter was donated by Department of the Army and Kansas Army National Guard to Girard Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7479 through the efforts of All American Post Commander Larry R. Salzman and members of the All American V.F.W. Post 7479, We give sincere appreciation to Crawford County Commissioners Pat Barone, Anthony Pichler, Earl McColm and the citizens of Crawford County for the site of this memorial and to Mayor Henry Staton, the City of Girard, and all those benefactors that made the Vietnam "Moving Wall" Memorial, April 13 - April 19, 1994, a continuos [sic] success with this dedication and future site of the Kanbsas Vietnam War Memorial
Larry R. Salzman
Post Commander

In the photo gallery I include a photo of each panel and should be able to read all names.

Placed by:: Steven H. Bennefeld VFW Post #7479, Kansas Army National Guard, & Department of the Army

Date Placed: 4/15/1995

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