Airborne Forces Memorial Bridge

© Photographed January 4, 2013 and August 19, 2017
Erected by Citizens of Wisconsin and the
Badger State Chapter of the 82nd Airborne Division Association
Stevens Point, Portage County, Wisconsin
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to their perpetual Honor
Presented By The Citizens Of
and The Badger State Chapter
of the
82nd Airborne Division Association
"America's Guard of Honor"

The memorial is located on Green Circle Trail at a small park at the southeast end of the bridge on eastbound West Clark Street / Highway 66 at its intersection with Clark Street / Highway 66 and Water Street, Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481.

NOTE: This is a very busy intersection where three roads merge. Park at the parking lot on the northeast corner of Water Street and Clark Street / Highway 66 (44.522709,-89.586527) and walk across to the memorial location.

84.1046 Airborne Forces Memorial Bridge.
(1) The department shall mark the bridge across the Wisconsin River on USH 10 in the city of Stevens Point as the "Airborne Forces Memorial Bridge" in recognition and appreciation of the military service performed by members of the airborne forces of the U.S. armed services, who served in time of war and in time of peace. 
(2) The department shall erect a sign on each end of the bridge to clearly identify to motorists the marking of the bridge under this section. In cooperation with the applicable local municipalities, the department shall erect a permanent granite monument in close proximity to the bridge. The department shall design the permanent granite monument after consultation with the badger state chapter of the 82nd airborne division association. The department shall not expend more than $5,000 for the erection of the monument and the signs under this subsection.
The memorial bridge . . .

The memorial is on the east bank of the Wisconsin River.

 The memorial is located at Vice Admiral A. W. Grant Park.

The memorial is located in Stevens Point, Wisconsin.

1 comment:

Tom Laney said...

We will be remembering All Airborne, August 26, 2017 here. Please join us for salutations, rifle salute and taps for all paratroopers, glider riders, air assault from all times, units, divisions and services. 10:00 A.M to 11:00 A.M. -Tom Laney, Organizer, Walt Pakuski, Doc Stolp, Les Memorial Committee; MSGT John Schultz, Special Forces, Chairman.

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