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Dearborn County Veterans Memorial 

215 W High St
Lawrenceburg, Dearborn County, Indiana

Dedications

 

 

"THE PRICE of FREEDOM
Dedicated in honor of
all men and women
who have served in
the Armed Forces and
sacrificed unselfishly
for the freedom of
The United Statesof America

Dedicated May 22, 1994"

 

  

"Air Force
Est Aug 1, 1907
Activity in the air began with the use of 
balloons by the Army for reconnaissance. 
The first aircraft in action was in 1916 
against Pancho Villa in Mexico. 
On July 26, 1947 the
 National Security Act 
created the independent U.S. Air Force. 
OFF WE GO INTO THE WILD BLUE YONDER
 
 Marines
Est Nov 10, 1775
A proud group that fights in the air,
on land and sea, 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
 
 
 
 
Army
Est June 14, 1775
The first organized defense for the
United States and today still defends
God, Liberty and Country.
It's equipped with the most modern
weapons systems in the world, with
troops that can be moved quickly 
to any global location where
our interests are threatened
THIS WE'LL DEFEND
 
 
 
 
Coast Guard
Est Aug 4, 1790
Formed to guard the coast 
against smugglers. They police
shorelines and harbors,
enforce navigation regulations,
and conduct searches from water and air
for people lost at sea. They maintain
transmitting stations that
send navigation signals all over the world.
SEMPER PARATUS
ALWAYS READY
 
 
 
 
 
Navy
Est Oct 13, 1775
It controls the waters by defeating attacks
in the air and on the sea. It also
transports troops, equpment and supplies. 
They have pioneered nuclear powered ships,
submarines, and remote guided missles. 
Superior technologry makes our navy 
the most feared in the world.
ANCHORS AWEIGH
 
 
 
 
Merchant Marines
1775
The American colonies merchant fleet
had the most ships destroyed during
the Revolutionary War.  Ships numbers
increased during the 1800's, WW I and WW II.
The cargo they carry aids greatly in 
defeating the enemy. Ship types are dry
cargo and tankers, as well as passenger
IN PEACE AND WAR"
 
 
 
 
 

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