Company G - 179th Infantry Regiment - Oklahoma City, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter
N 35° 30.474 W 097° 28.335
14S E 638548 N 3930442
Quick Description: In honor of those who served
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 7/30/2010 2:51:30 PM
Waymark Code: WM9C6B
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member condor1
Views: 8

Long Description:
This memorial is located in a grassy area east of the 45th Infantry Division Museum located on N.E. 36th Street, just east of Martin Luther King Blvd.

The area has many specific war memorials for various units who fought for their country, as well as displays of aircraft, artillery and military ground equipment.

This monument honoring Company G, 179th Infantry Regiment is made of gray granite and reads:

"Company G
179th Infantry Regiment
45th
Infantry Division
Korean War
In honor of those who served
and those who died
Freedom is not free"

It has the Thunderbird emblem of the 45th Infantry Division, as well as an Indian shield wth the words "In omnia paratus" which means 'Prepared for all things.'

45th Infantry Division Museum
2145 N.E. 36th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
405-424-5315

Largest State operated military museum in the U.S. Located on 15 acres, with a 1930's era WPA-built building of 27,000 sq. ft.
List if there are any visiting hours:
The museum is open: Tues - Fri: 9:00 - 4:15 Sat: 10:00-4:15 Sun: 1:00-4:15


Entrance fees (if it applies): Free, but donations are appreciated

Type of memorial: Monument

Website pertaining to the memorial: Not listed

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