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EXCITING UPDATES FOR THE PARK IN 2010!
The Plaquemines GAZETTE January 26th Front Page Story On The Park
Thanks to Frank McCormack for the outstanding picture!
ENGRAVED GRANITE FOR THE FIRST STAR POINT ARRIVED ON DECEMBER 7, 2009!
WE NOW SEE MURRAY NAQUIN'S VISION THROUGH OUR EYES!
CLICK HERE FOR THE INSTALLATION PROGRESS OF THE GRANITE
THE FIRST STAR POINT WILL DISPLAY THE FIRST 800 MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS. THE ORDER OF THE ENGRAVING OF THE RECIPIENTS ON THE STAR POINTS, AS THE FUNDS BECOME AVAILABLE, ($100,000 PER STAR POINT- 4 REMAINING) WILL BEGIN WITH THE CIVIL WAR, AND END WITH THE PRESENT CONFLICT (IRAQ). (YOU CAN SEE THE ORDER, AND THE NUMBER OF RECIPIENTS (3468) HERE)
Completed the 1/2 mile walking track
Current pictures of the MOH site
Louisiana's Medal of Honor site is now on YouTube - Search LMOHPARK
1/2 MILE WALKING TRACK COMPLETED
TOP STAR POINT COMPLETED - 4 TO COMPLETE
IRAQ and AFGHANISTAN MEDAL of HONOR RECIPIENTS
(CLICK ABOVE FOR DETAIL)
Michael P Murphy Jared C. Monti Robert J. Miller Salvatore Giunta Leroy Petry Dakota Meyer Paul R. Smith Jason L. Dunham
Ryan Pitts William Carpenter Kyle White William Swenson Ty M Carter Clinton Romesha Michael Monsoor Ross McGinnis
CLICK ON PICTURE FOR OFFICIAL CITATION
Louisiana's Medal of Honor Park & Museum
A group of volunteers in the community of Belle Chasse, Louisiana are working on a project to honor all of the Medal of Honor recipients in the United States at this park. "This was written in 1994! A dream, a vision, a hope for reality"
THIS DREAM, VISION, AND HOPE IS A REALITY!
FIRST PHASE - 2003 CONSTRUCTION
BY JODY COYNE
THIS IS THE 30 ACRE SITE DEDICATED TO ALL 3,490 MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS
79 LIVING Medal OF HONOR RECIPIENTS
(The 30 acre site is from the bottom of this picture to the tree line, intercostal
canal on left to Barriere road on right)
FOR DIRECTION TO SITE:
COPY ADDRESS BELOW
1292 BARRIERE ROAD BELLE CHASSE, LA 70037-1809
GO TO GOOGLE MAPS
PASTE ADDRESS TO B
FOR A VIEW OF THE SITE BY SATELLITE
PASTE TO GOOGLE MAPS - SEARCH MAPS
Thanks to the U. S. Navy Seabees in 2004 this dream is a reality!
On September 20, 2004 at 13:00, flags were raised for the first time.
THIS WAS THE SUNSET OVER THE PARK THE NIGHT BEFORE THE DEDICATION. AWESOME GOD!
THE REMAINING MAJOR TASK IS TO FIND FUNDING - $400,000.00 (100,000 PER STAR POINT) - FOR THE BLACK GRANITE THAT WILL BE AFFIXED TO THE SIDES OF THE REMAINING 4 STAR SHAPED BUILDINGS THAT WILL BE INSCRIBED WITH THE NAMES TO HONOR ALL OF THE 3,490 BRAVE MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS.
WHAT A BLESSING IF A SPONSOR WERE TO STEP FORWARD TODAY, TO COMPLETE THIS MONUMENT TO, AND FOR THESE HEROES, WHO MANY, GAVE THE ULTIMATE FOR OUR FREEDOM!
THE WALKWAYS LEADING TO THE CENTER COURTYARD, WHERE YOU WILL READ THE NAMES OF THE MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS, WILL BE PAVED WITH ENGRAVED MEMORIAL BRICKS. THE ENGRAVED MEMORIAL BRICKS WILL HONOR ANY MEMBER OF YOUR FAMILY, GRATITUDE FROM YOUR COMPANY, OR ANY MEMORIAL STATEMENT YOU WISH TO MAKE, WHICH WILL REMAIN THERE AS A PERMANENT PLACE OF HONOR FOREVER. TO PURCHASING ONE OR MORE OF THESE MEMORIAL BRICKS CLICK HERE FOR ORDER FORM
CONTACT JODY COYNE 504-393-2044
CLICK HERE TO EMAIL LMOHPARK
300 ENGRAVED BRICKS ARE IN PLACE AS OF APRIL 6, 2005
MEDAL of HONOR RECIPIENTS ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Here is a listing of all Medal of Honor Recipients. Here is a a detail list of Medal Recipients which include the Purple Heart.
Visit the Medal of Honor Museum of Military History here, and in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Here on The Vietnam Veteran's Memorial War Page is a place you can fine a friend or a loved one killed in that war. I was moved by the dedication and caring that went into this memorial to honor those who gave their lives for our country.
LINKS TO "THEIR" MEDAL OF HONOR MEMORIAL SITES
ROY BENAVIDEZ (Vietnam)
JASON DUNHAM (Iraq)
ROBERT HOWARD (Vietnam)
DAKOTA MEYER (Afganistan)
JARED MONTI (Afghanistan)
AUDIE MURPHY (WWII)
Our gratitude to all for their support and contribution to this page and to the Medal of Honor Park & Museum project.
MY 911 TRIBUTE
I feel the sorrow we all feel, the hurt, the anguish of that terrible horrific day. To those who are suffering we offer our hearts and our prayers.
MY TRIBUTE TO THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES ON SEPTEMBER 11, 2001
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