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Americal Legacy Foundation

Memorials Placed - National VA Cemeteries (July 2018 Update)

Construction is now complete on five granite monuments honoring the legacy of the Americal Division during its three eras of activation as a U.S. Army infantry division. The final design concept was conceptually different that the original intent, due primarily to difficulties achieving the intricate design cut into the granite for the Americal Division crest.

 

The first monument was placed at the Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery, located in Grand Prairie, Texas. Installation was complete in November 2017.


 
  Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery

 

Our second monument was in place in April 2018 at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas.

 



Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery

 

The third monument was placed at the Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, Michigan in May 2018.

 



Fort Custer National Cemetery

 

Placement proposals have been submitted to the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little

Rock, Arkansas and the Long Island National Cemetery in Farmingdale, New York. We are currently

waiting for word on the director’s review and approval decisions for placement at these sites.

Memorials

ACT1

 

ACT2

 

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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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