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Vietnam Unit Memorial Monument

Naval Amphibious Base, Located on a military installation - restricted access, Coronado, CA 92118
+1 619-545-8136
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An Old Salt Paying Respect

There is so much that could be said but only that which has been so many times before. Just drop... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Hart H
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Dallas, Texas
Very Poignant

Meticulously maintained , this Memorial causes us to recall a sad moment in history, punctuated by... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2016
Joethesailor70
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Coronado, California
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The Vietnam Unit Memorial Monument is a large, flag adorned memorial wall and three "brown water" Navy boats that honor the Navy and Coast Guard personnel who died while supporting Naval operations during the Vietnam war. It's a park-like setting that includes a picnic table and awning. The monument is located on the Naval Amphibious Base on Coronado. If you do not have a Department of Defense ID to access the military base, you will need an escort. View the website for directions and instructions for getting an escort required for security regulations.
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17 Aug 2017
“An Old Salt Paying Respect”
11 Apr 2016
“Very Poignant”
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Naval Amphibious Base, Located on a military installation - restricted access, Coronado, CA 92118
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+1 619-545-8136
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

There is so much that could be said but only that which has been so many times before. Just drop by and pay your respects. You'll be better for it and they deserve it.

Thank Hart H
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Meticulously maintained , this Memorial causes us to recall a sad moment in history, punctuated by the great courage displayed but the men and women remembered here. They traveled far, did their duty for a mission that few understood and died defending the interests of...More

1  Thank Joethesailor70
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Interesting facts especially for those not familiar with the Vietnam War. Small but poignant military memorial. Allows visitors to walk around several of the craft used during this conflict. Reminder - the memorial is not public and visitors must obtain base access to view.

1  Thank Wilmington_NCCyndi
Reviewed 3 December 2014

.....the Navy's role during the Viet Nam War. These units are represented the three boats on static display. There is a separate obelisk dedicated to the men lost in Task Force 116 (River Patrol Force). It is a duplicate of the first one dedicated in...More

3  Thank Kenneth D
Reviewed 5 September 2014

In order to visit this memorial you need to contact the base and be escorted on to the property. One of the Veterans who helped create this memorial met us at the gate. He was extremely informative and talked about his experiences. My husband is...More

4  Thank Michele G
Reviewed 26 March 2014

I was stunned at how well this was done and only wish non-military could see this (if this is on the Amphib Base). Well done, all by volunteers.

1  Thank dndholland62
Reviewed 16 February 2014

I visited this memorial with two former US Navy officers who were both Vietnam veterans. It's small and simple but you would be odd if you weren't moved by the experience.

Thank Johngpsysmith
Reviewed 14 September 2013

The Memorial has been put together with care and is very nicely maintained. It is comforting to know that these individuals will never be forgotten.

Thank BarbFnJimF
Reviewed 27 September 2012

You are in a highly dense military area. No reason to miss this while you are in the area. This is part of our military history.

2  Thank janetc40
Reviewed 10 July 2012

Very sobering and solemn... Awesome experience to stand at the memorial and remember my Brothers in Arms....

Thank Joediaz911
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swbabe13
24 April 2016|
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Response from Wilmington_NCCyndi | Reviewed this property |
Good morning! In order to see the memorial you must have access to the base or obtain a visitor's pass. You may want to contact the base security office to determine what information or identification you may be required... More
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