Huntsville Madison County Veterans MemorialThe Global War on Terrorism and Afghanistan War commenced on 11 September 2001, after Islamic terrorists hijacked and deliberately crashed four airliners in New York city, Washington D.C. and Shanksville, Pa. The following month, American air and ground forces were attacking, Al Qaeda and Taliban targets in Afghanistan; by November 2001 American and allied Afghan forces had driven the Taliban from the Capital of Kabul. Despite the early victory, the war continues into 2011 as the Taliban and Al Qaeda Insurgents have proved to be and elusive foe in the rugged terrain of Afghanistan.
|Placed By||The Veterans Memorial Foundation|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 6:51pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 537692 N 3843689|
|Decimal Degrees||34.73460000, -86.58826667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 44.076', W 86° 35.296'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 44' 4.56" N, 86° 35' 17.76" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 9668-9970 Patriots Walkway, Huntsville AL 35801, US|
|Alternative Maps||Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap|
Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.