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Jacksonville, North Carolina: Beruit Bombing and Grenada War Memorial

Soldier statue plus large wall inscribed with the names of all 241 soldiers killed in the Beirut bombing of 1983 -- and the 32 soldiers killed in America's invasion of Grenada, which President Ronald Reagan ordered two days after the Beirut bombing.

Montford Landing Rd, Jacksonville, NC
The parking lot for the memorial is on the east side of Montford Landing Rd just south of its intersection with Lejeune Blvd.
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Beruit Bombing and Grenada War Memorial.

Beruit Bombing and Grenada War Memorial

This was a quick stop that turned into an hour of reflection. The Vietnam War and 9-11 memorials are also located in a nice, tranquil setting. Nice place for photos!

[John Rees, 04/19/2017]

Veterans memorial.

Beruit Bombing and Grenada War Memorial

They also have a 9/11 memorial and another memorial that is almost done in the park.

[MellowD, 01/05/2014]

The bombing memorial honors the 241 U.S. servicemen killed during the Beruit Marine barracks explosion on Oct. 23, 1983, and the 32 soldiers killed in action that same year during the Reagan-era "Operation Urgent Fury" invasion of socialist Grenada.

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