Northwood Gratitude and Honor Memorial, Irvine

4.8
The nation's first memorial devoted to honoring by name all the fallen American service men and women from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. As of Memorial Day 2013 there are the names of 6,659 Fallen Heroes on the Memorial's granite plaques, representing all who have fallen between October, 2001 and March, 2013. Additional names are engraved at least twice each year.

The lists containing the names and their location on the Memorial are maintained on the "Fallen Heroes" page of the web site www.NorthwoodMemorial.com. Free name rubbings may be requested by Gold Star family members and friends of the fallen using the form on the "Gold Star" page of the site.
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  • This memorial started very simply by a Northwood Elementary parent who had a kindergartner at the school. After a few years of work and help from the community, it is the well honored memorial we see ...  more »
  • This memorial was first started to mark the passing of soldiers in the Gulf War and now has evolved into a permanent memorial. The park itself (which local youngsters sometimes call "Castle Park") inc...  more »
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  • I want to thank you for the kids tags. That was very nice to have received them today. I am a good star mom. My son: Staff Sgt Randy M Haney Dec 30, 1981- Sept 06, 2009 Enduring Freedom Afghanistan RIP my son
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