Vietnam War

© Photographed September 1, 2015
Erected 1996 by Ashley Furniture Industries, Rodney G. Wanek,
Charles H.E. Vogel, Robert H.George and Todd R. Wanek
Arcadia Memorial Park
Arcadia, Trempealeau County, Wisconsin
44.244142,-91.498145 (memorial walkway)
44.244188,-91.497426 (parking lot to access park)

VIETNAM WAR

This memorial and wall
are given in honor of
our friends, neighbors
and all who served in
the just cause to stop
the spread of communism.

The memorial is located at Arcadia Memorial Park on Memorial Park Drive, at its intersection with South Washington Street / County Highway J and Gaveny Drive, Arcadia, Wisconsin 54612.

NOTE: Arcadia Memorial Park is bordered by and accessible from three streets, northwestbound Reit Lane, northbound South Washington Street / County Highway J, and eastbound Gaveny Road. The park is accessible from all three streets.

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Click on photos to enlarge to read names:

 Left panel, top section

 Left panel, bottom section

 Center panel, top section

 Center panel, bottom section

Right panel



 These memorials are in the cement
in front of the memorial:


Depicted on Monument
VIETNAM WAR
Patrick Moore   African American Soldier
David Hesch
Bronze Star
Purple Heart
Wounded in Action


VIETNAM WAR
Jan. 12, 1961 - Jan. 27, 18973
United States
Total Served       8,744,000
Served Southeast Asia       3,385,000
Served South Vietnam       2,594,000
W.I.A. or Hospitalized     303,648
K.I.A.       57,374
M.I.A.     246
P.O.W.       766


YOU CALLED --
AND WE WOULD
HAVE GONE TO
THE WALL FOR YOU
It started so long ago as kids
with all the games and things we'd do.
Someone would yell "Who's up for a game?"
You called and we would go to the wall for you.

At school as in life, the older we got
the tougher the games grew.
The coach would scream -- we need
you in the team.
You called, and we would go to the wall for you.

As time passes and years go by
we hear the call of the old red, white and blue.
We're digging ditches all day and marching
all night -- when the sarge says "I volunteer you.
We face the obstacle course. We know
we haven't a choice -- somehow we have to get through.
Our name is next and we'll do our best.
You called, and we would go to the wall for you.
Now we're here in Nam -- a far away land
and Charlie's on the move.
We chase him down in the muddy ground.
God knows it's got to improve --
There's a sniper attack -- someone's not
going back and we pray for the strangth to get through.
We think of home and we know we're not alone.
You called and we would go to the wall for you.

Here we stand on free land by
a wall with our capital's view.
We take our place to find the names we trace.
You called and they went to the wall for you.

But if any of it we could change
the names would be rearranged and they
would be standing here in our shoes
and the names to be traced would
be ours in their place.
You called and we would have gone to the wall for you.

By Kathy Moore, a Vet's Wife

A tribute to George Washington, at the north entrance
to Arcadia Memorial Park.


The memorial is located at Memorial Park.

The memorial is located in Arcadia, Wisconsin.

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