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Heroism Memorials

FREEDOM MEMORIAL

Memorial Day in 1997 was celebrated on May 24 and many Americans far and wide held cookouts and barbeques.

 

However, something special was taking place in Tampa that day.  Many of Tampa’s leaders, veterans and politicians were attending a very special ceremony that day at Veterans Memorial Park.

 

Major General Joseph Lutz and the assembled quests stood in front of six, seven foot column’s of White Georgia Cherokee Marble that represent the five branches of our services with the forward tablet carved out with the Great Seal of the United States.

 

The Capstones are carved from White Cherokee Georgia Marble with Etowah Pink Marble laid beneath each tablet to signify the blood shed for Democracy. The thirteen flutes are symbolic of our colonies and the fifty stars are symbolic of our states. Each of the six marble tablets are relief carvings of the five branches of the services and the great seal of the USA.

 

The “Freedom Memorial” was the work of the Veterans Freedom Memorial Committee, Inc. formed by a team of very vocal veterans led by Dave Braun, county officials, Trustees, Board of County Commissioners and the Tampa City Council.

 

Events of great significance yet to take place that are now known, all spring from the unveiling of the Freedom Memorial on May 24, 1997 at Veterans Memorial Park.

 

This Memorial site is considered hallowed ground by many veterans and will forever be a place to honor and hold dear those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.

POW/MIA MEMORIAL

This one lonely statue represents all of these brave warriors who have made tremendous sacrifices in service to our county.  It represents our American fathers and mothers, sons and daughters, brother and sisters, our neighbors.

 

The bronze stars on the monument honor those POWs and MIAs who entered the military as a resident of Hillsborough County.  A total of 104 of these warriors are accounted for.

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Medal of Honor Memorial

For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of life, above and beyond the call of duty,
in action involving actual conflict with an opposing armed force.

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PURPLE HEART MEMORIAL

The Purple Heart Memorial is a wonderful envision of a Purple Heart recipient, of the Viet Nam era.  Army Sgt. Gerard Abbett and along with the collaborated efforts of William Ballans of J & B Designs & Presentations, both of whom are members of the Veteran Memorial Park and Museum Committee (VMPMC).

 

The main features are the four large concrete wings with large granite memorial plaques. Centered within these wings is a tall black granite obelisk with large colored bronze reliefs of the Purple Hearts Medal. There are also, two large concentric circular areas that make up the main plaza area, which surrounds the centered memorial.

 

The outer circular area of the plaza area pays tribute to all those that given the ultimate sacrifice for their country with in-laid and inscribed red granite plaques.  The center circular plaza area consist of red pavers to denote the blood that was shed. Around the outer perimeter of the plaza area are specialty inscribed benches which pay a special tribute to those that have fallen in battle by name and to those from Hillsborough County.

 

The memorial tells of the history of the medal from its birth by General Washington in Revolutionary times, to its re-birth by General MacArthur in 1932.

 

The other large granite plaques show the staggering numbers of those, by service and that of individuals, whom have been awarded this very high honor. The sole purpose is to Honor those who gave their lives and the others who shed their blood in defense of this Country’s freedoms and beliefs.

FIELD OF HONOR MEMORIAL

The Field of Honor Remembrance Ceremony began in 2005 under the direction and guidance of the Veterans Council of Hillsborough County, Inc. and pays tribute to those brave Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airman and Coast Guardsman who have made the ultimate sacrifice in fighting the Global War on terrorism to protect our freedoms.

 

These brave men and women have given their lives in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and the concluded Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn.

 

Operation Enduring Freedom began on October 7, 2001 and continues to the present day and is now the longest war that the United States has fought since the Vietnam War.

 

Operation Iraqi Freedom began on March 19, 2003, ended on August 31, 2010 and Operation New Dawn began on September 1, 2010 and ended on December 15, 2011 with the encasement of the mission colors.

 

We come together each quarter, on the second Saturday of the month at 1000 in January, April, July and October.  On those months, the names of those service members who lost their lives during the previous three months are read aloud and an American Flag is place in PVC tubes located in the Field of Honor for each name read.

 

Local Veterans Organizations host the reading of the names and the public in attendance assists in placing the flags in the proper location.

 

Gold Star family members participate in these remembrance ceremonies to pay special tribute to their loved ones who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our national freedoms.

 

Their participation in these honor and remembrance ceremonies has inspired us all as we share their loss of a loved one in military service to America.

SUBMARINERS MEMORIAL

The Submariners Memorial was moved and rededicated at Veterans Memorial Park April 13, 1996 after removal from its’ original site at the Naval Training Center in Orlando in April 1980.

 

This Memorial is to honor and perpetuate the memory of the officers and men who lost their lives while serving in the U S Submarine Force during WWII.

COMMITTED FORCES MEMORIAL

The Committed Forces Memorial represents the five branches of the Military that were involved in various conflicts around the world but were not declared a War. The centerpiece represents the World with the bronze globe and the granite plaques representing the 5 branches of the military. Outside of the planted area is a “story-book” of History performed by our Military throughout the world since the “Barbary Wars” in 1801.

 

This Memorial has 26 individual podiums with descriptions and photo’s that describe the specific event and the impact it had on our military forces.  Search for these conflicts and events by viewing the slide show on the right.

1801 – 1958

1962 – 1991

1983 – 1995

2002 – 2011