Mayaguez Vets Memorial Dedicated

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Kohtang Memorial Dedication

Jerry Gettelfinger (H&S 2/9 ) provided the land for a local fire station/Community Center where this Mayaguez Memorial was constructed.

He also designed and provided the monument for the Fire Station/Community Center.

The picture above is from a gathering of Koh Tang Vets. July 30th, 2008.  Koh Tang Beach Club President Larry Barnett uses the same speech that Senator John McCain used in dedicating the Mayaguez Memorial at the US Ambassador's residence in Cambodia.

L to R Fred Morris, Dan Hoffman, Bob Blough, Al Bailey, Local Vet, Tom Noble, Jerry Gettelfinger, Local Vet, and Larry Barnett.

The Monument is located at: 7601 Hwy 337 NW,  DePauw, IN 47115 this is in South West Indiana Jerry Gettelfinger contact information,;  (812) 347-2065

Click on the thumbnails to see the photos full size



Letter from Senator John McCain to Dale Clark

A Letter from Senator John McCain to Dale Clark


Senator John McCain speech at the Koh Tang dedication ceramony in Cambodia

Transcript of Senator John McCain's speech at the dedication ceremony of the Mayaguez Memorial in Cambodia

Mayaguez Memorial

The Mayaguez memorial at the ambassador's residence.  Click to see full size

Larger Print Version, touched up a bit. Click to see full size


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