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POW - Medal of Honor
Lens: DA Ltds Camera: K20D Photo Location: Riverside National Cem ISO: 100 
Posted By: SpecialK, 03-13-2011, 08:14 PM

Veteran's memorial.

POW/MIA memorial.

Medal of Honor memorial.

Water usually (or sometimes) is falling off the cross-piece.

There is a long history of recipients back to the Civil War.

No doubt it will continue.

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03-13-2011, 10:04 PM   #2
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A sobering and humbling tribute to our nations hero's, excellent series. thanks Bob
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Hard to look at without tearing up. Those are quite the memorials. Thanks for sharing them.
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well crafted compositions of a such a powerful subject.... i've never seen these memorials before... tremendous emotional impact they evoke.... thank you for posting... we should never forget all who've served.... dave m

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Thanks for the nice comments. I goofed (and fixed) the first description, which is the Veteran's memorial.
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I believe most 'civilians' fail to recognize that most MoH's are given posthumously.

Nice photos of touching monuments.

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