The Cliff Bland Recreation Area

The Cliff Bland Recreation Area (HM2M0V)

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N 39° 6.415', W 77° 17.736'

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Dedicated May 19, 1991

Climb high
Climb far
Your goal the sky
Your aim the stars

On January 31, 1991, Captain Thomas Clifford Bland, Jr., U.S.A.F. of Darnestown, gave his life in the Persian Gulf, in tribute to his outstanding courage and valor while serving his country in Operation Desert Storm. This recreation area is dedicated in his honor.

"There are many things to be done in this world and we will need someone to share them with."
—Capt. Thomas Clifford Bland, Jr.
HM NumberHM2M0V
Year Placed1991
Placed ByThe Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Montgomery County Park Commission, and his family and friends
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Date Added Sunday, October 20th, 2019 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 301508 N 4331150
Decimal Degrees39.10691667, -77.29560000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 6.415', W 77° 17.736'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 6' 24.9" N, 77° 17' 44.16" W
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