We found this Veterans Memorial in Canton, Texas while we were visiting 1st Monday Trade Days. This is a stunning memorial that has equipment representing all branches of our military. Above is an F4 Phantom representing the Air Force.

 

Van Zandt Veterans Memorial Plaza - Marine Helicopter

Van Zandt Veterans Memorial Plaza – Marine Helicopter

A Huey helicopter represents the Marine Corps.

 

Van Zandt Veterans Memorial Plaza - Naval Anchor

Van Zandt Veterans Memorial Plaza – Naval Anchor

Since they could not fit an entire ship here, they have an anchor that represents the Navy.

 

Van Zandt Veterans Memorial Plaza - Artillery Cannon and Army Truck

Van Zandt Veterans Memorial Plaza – Artillery Cannon and Army Truck

An artillery gun and truck represent the Army.

 

Van Zandt Veterans Memorial Plaza - Coast Guard Ship

Van Zandt Veterans Memorial Plaza – Coast Guard Ship

And finally they did find room for a Coast Guard ship.

 

Van Zandt Veterans Memorial Plaza - Service Branch Insignias

Van Zandt Veterans Memorial Plaza – Service Branch Insignias

All of the services are displayed.

 

Van Zandt Veterans Memorial Plaza - Never Forgotten Statue, Pillars, and Flag

Van Zandt Veterans Memorial Plaza – Never Forgotten Statue, Pillars, and Flag

There is also a pair of pillars that are beautifully engraved (check out the close up pictures). They form and archway to the “Never Forgotten” soldier statue.

 

Van Zandt Veterans Memorial Plaza - Never Forgotten Statue

Van Zandt Veterans Memorial Plaza – Never Forgotten Statue

This statue represents all of those in all of the branches that have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our country.

For more information check out the website:

http://vzcm.org/

Van Zandt Veterans Memorial Plaza

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