Disabled American Veterans

Disabled American Veterans (HMG5E)

Location: Birmingham, AL 35204 Jefferson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 30.282', W 86° 49.812'

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Disabled American Veterans Formed December 25, 1920.
Birmingham Chapter No. 4 Chartered January 25, 1926.
This Memorial Dedicated To Our Military Forces And To All Who Have Given Their Blood And Lives That The Republic Might Live Forever.
How Sleep The Brave Who Sink To Rest By All Their Country's Wishes Blest!
This Tenth Day Of November Nineteen Hundred Eighty One.

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United States Army
Authorized By The Continental Congress June 14, 1775
* World War I *
For All Branches Of Our Military Forces Alabama Sent 8,000 CitizensJefferson County Sent 1,704.

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United States Navy
Authorized By The Continental Congress October 13, 1775
* World War II *
For All Branches Of Our Military Forces Alabama Sent 171,000 CitizensJefferson County Sent 39,073

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United States Marine Corps
Authorized By The Contintal Congress November 10, 1775
* Korean War *
For All Branches Of Our Military ForcesAlabama Sent 91,000 CitizensJefferson County Sent 19,483

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United States Coast Guard
Established In 1790 By The U. S. Congress
* Vietnam War *
For All Branches Of Our Military ForcesAlabama Sent Over 1250,000 CitizensJefferson County Sent 26,187

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United States Air Force
Established, U. S. Congress, 1947 As A Separate Branch Of Our Military Forces.
Over 40,000 Alabama Veterans With Service Connected War Time Disabilities; Living In Our State At This Time, 1981.
Our Duty To Them And To Those Who Have Paid The Supreme Sacrifice Will Not Be Fulfilled Until All, Their Widows And Dependents, Are Adequately Cared For.
Birmingham Chapter No. 4 Disabled American Veterans.
HM NumberHMG5E
Year Placed1981
Placed ByBirmingham Chapter No. 4 Disabled American Veterans
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 12:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 515771 N 3707253
Decimal Degrees33.50470000, -86.83020000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 30.282', W 86° 49.812'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 30' 16.92" N, 86° 49' 48.72" W
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Area Code(s)205, 256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300 2nd Ave N, Birmingham AL 35204, US
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