The Price of Freedom

The Price of Freedom (HMEQI)

Location: Lawrenceburg, IN 47025 Dearborn County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 5.482', W 84° 50.991'

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- - -( Center Section )- - -
( Center - Memorial )

+ + + THE PRICE OF FREEDOM + + +

Dedicated in Honor of All men and womenwho have served in the Armed Forces andSacrificed Unselfishly for the Freedom of the United States of America

( Left - Memorial )
Serving those who served

( Seals of ::)
American Legion
Disabled American Veterans
Vietnam Veterans of America

( Right - Memorial )
Serving those who served

( Seals of :: )
Veterans of Foreign Wars
AMVETS - American Veterans of World War II
40 / 8

( Starting from the Left of the Entire Memorial )
( First - Memorial )


+ + + REVOLUTIONARY WAR + + +
Apr. 19, 1775 - - - Sept. 3, 1783
4,435 - Lives Lost

+ + + WAR OF 1812 + + +
June 18, 1812 - - - Jan. 8, 1815
2,260 - Lives Lost

+ + + MEXICAN WAR + + +
May 13, 1846 - - - Feb. 2, 1848
13,283 - Lives Lost

+ + + CIVIL WAR + + +
Apr. 12, 1861 - May 26, 1865
620,000 - Lives Lost

( Second - Memorial )

+ + + SPANISH AMERICAN WAR + + +
Apr. 25, 1898 - Dec. 10, 1898
2,446 - Lives Lost

+ + + World War I + + +
Apr. 6, 1917 - Nov. 11, 1918
116,516 - Lives Lost

+ + + World War II + + +
Dec. 7, 1941 - Dec. 31, 1946
405,399 - Lives Lost

+ + + KOREAN WAR + + +
June 25, 1950 - July 27, 1953
54,246 - Lives Lost

( Third - Memorial )
Angels
of Mercy

( Fourth - Memorial )
+ + + AIR FORCE + + +
Est. Aug. 1, 1907

Activity in the air began with the useof balloons by the Army forreconnaissance. The first aircraft inaction was in 1916 against Pancho Villain Mexico. On July 26, 1947 theNational Security Act created theindependent U. S. Air Force.
""OFF WE GO INTO THE WILD BLUE YONDER""

( Fifth - Memorial )
+ + + MARINES + + +
Est. Nov. 10, 1775

A proud group that fights in the air, onland and sea. They assault enemy held beaches. Securing the position for other forces, and guard our American Embassies. They have fought in all conflicts and proclaim that they are the"First to Fight for Right and Freedom"
""SEMPER FIDELIS - ALWAYS FAITHFUL""

( Sixth - Memorial )
+ + + ARMY + + +
Est. June 14, 1775

The first organized defense for thebudding United States, and today stilldefends God, Liberty, and Country.It's equipped with the most modernweapons systems in the World, withtroops that can be moved quicklyto any global location where ourinterests are threatened.
""THIS WE'LL DEFEND""

( Past Center Section )
( First - Memorial )
+ + + COAST GUARD + + +
Est. Aug. 4, 1790

Formed to guard the coasts againstsmugglers. They police shorelines andharbors, enforce navigation regulations,and conduct searches from water and airfor people lost at sea. They maintaintransmitting stations that sendnavigation signals all over the World.
""SEMPER PARATUS - ALWAYS READY""

( Second - Memorial )
+ + + NAVY + + +
Est. Oct. 13, 1775

It controls the waters by defeatingattacks in the air and on the sea. It also transports troops, equipment, and supplies.They have pioneered nuclear poweredguided missiles. Superior technology makesour navy the most feared in the World.
""ANCHORS AWAY""

( Third - Memorial )
+ + + MERCHANT MARINES + + +
Est. 1775

The American colonies' merchantfleet had the most ships destroyedduring the Revolutionary War. Shipnumbers increased during the 1800's,WW I and WW II. The cargo theycarry aids greatly in defeating theenemy. Ship types are dry-cargo andtankers, as well as passenger.
""IN PEACE AND WAR""

( Fourth - Memorial )
The Supreme
Sacrifice

( Fifth - Memorial )
+ + + VIETNAM WAR + + +
Aug. 4, 1964 - Jan. 27, 1973
58,167 - Lives Lost

+ + + GRENADA + + +
Oct. 25, 1983 - Nov. 2, 1983
19 - Lives Lost

+ + + PANAMA + + +
Dec. 20, 1989 - Jan. 31, 1990
23 - Lives Lost

+ + + DESERT SHIELD / STORM + + +
Aug. 7, 1990 - Apr. 1, 1991
390 - Lives Lost

( Sixth - Memorial )
+ + + SOMALIA + + +
Dec. 9, 1992 - Mar. 28, 1994
44 - Lives Lost

( Back of Entire Memorial )
( First Right - Memorial )

The Veterans Memorial Committee
expresses appreciation to the
Dearborn County Government
for their approval and support of
this monument on June 3, 1991

COMMISSIONERS

R. Rodney Dennerline, Pres.
Robert A. Hoffmeier
Barrott H. Nanz

COUNCIL

James B. Wismann, Pres.
Vera Benning
Larry W. Givan
Kathy S. Klump
Dennis A. Kraus
George (Bo) Lansing
Randall J. Lyness

ADMINISTRATOR
Louis J. Meyer

ATTORNEY
William K. Ewan

AUDITOR
Jackie Stutz

( Second Right - Memorial )
" Veteran's Memorial Committee "
CHAIRPERSON
Patricia Fox

VICE CHAIRMAN
Herbert Poole

SECRETARY
Melba Earles

TREASURER
Della Holliday

MEMBERS
Robert Hedrick
Clarence Batchelor
Ken Hylton
Glynn Clark
Joe Koch
Al Werner
Ronald Woodward
Mike Klump
Paul McKinley
Dorothea McKinley
Donald Earles
Red Childers
Edwin Powell
Carroll E. Ammons
Marcus Holliday
Annie Werner
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HM NumberHMEQI
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Year Placed1994
Placed ByVeteran's Memorial Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 8:29am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 685954 N 4329116
Decimal Degrees39.09136667, -84.84985000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 5.482', W 84° 50.991'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 5' 28.92" N, 84° 50' 59.46" W
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Area Code(s)812
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-175 Mary St, Lawrenceburg IN 47025, US
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