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Memorial Placement Proposals at Veterans Cemeteries

 

 

Our foremost project is placement of monuments at national VA cemeteries and state veterans cemeteries throughout the country. We have entered a contract with Keith Monument Company out of Elizabethtown, Kentucky to have five monuments designed and constructed specifically to meet standard construction requirements per the VA document. Expected completion date for these five memorials is early fall 2017.

Read more: Monuments Planned for Veterans Cemeteries

Fort Sill – Americal Artillery Monument Dedication Ceremony

 

WWII Veterans Donald Wright and William Kiker unveiling WWII pedestal

The Americal Artillery Monument dedication ceremony was conducted on May 10th. What a tremendous success the event turned out to be. Nearly one hundred and fifty individuals turned out, including Americal Division veterans and ADVA members, along with many spouses and family members. Soldiers and staff of Fort Sill’s 1/14th Artillery Battalion were on hand to support the ceremony along with members of the Fort Sill’s 77th Army band.

Read more: Ft. Sill Monument Dedicated to Americal Division Veterans

Dedication set for Ft. Sill monument

The following presents information about the Fort Sill Americal Artillery monument dedication ceremony at Fort Sill.

The dedication date is confirmed for Wednesday, May 10th. The ceremony will be a one day event, scheduled to begin at 10:30am.   The  monument is at Constitution Park immediately adjacent to the Artillery Museum at Ft. Sill.  Other planned activities that day are tour of the post artillery museum and lunch at one of the post’s mess halls.

Read more: Dedication of Fort Sill Monument on May 10, 2017

 

 

The 2017 Americal Legacy Foundation Calendar delivered to members of the Americal Division Veterans Association in December 2016.  Additional copies are avalable through the Store on this website.

 

Ft. Sill Monument Completed

By Gary L. Noller; October 11, 2016

The Americal Division monument at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma is complete as of September 15, 2016.  Americal Legacy Foundation president Roger Gilmore inspected the completed monument and accepted it on behalf of veterans of the Americal Division.  The monument is located at Constitution Park adjacent to the artillery museum.   A formal acceptance ceremony is expected to take place by mid-2017.

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Americal Division Veterans Association (ADVA)

The ADVA is dedicated as a LIVING MEMORIAL to all veterans of the Americal Division. It is pledged to foster true American patriotism, provide social and fraternal activities for all members, encourage allegiance to the United States and to its flag, and to perpetuate the traditions and history of the Americal Division of the United States Army.

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