This small red granite memorial in Waterloo Park was dedicated in 1984 by the Military Order of the World Wars to honor those from Austin killed in conflicts after the Vietnam War. It has the names of 3 Austin area Marines who lost their lives in the terrorist bombing of the Marine Barracks in Beirut, Lebanon in 1983. It also has the name of one servicemen killed in Operation Desert Storm.
PO Box 1011
Fairport Harbor, OH 44077-1011
The First Duty is to Remember
The BVA was established in 1992 by Beirut veterans who wanted a fraternal organization.
They are dedicated to keeping the memories alive of those comrades who paid the supreme sacrifice in supporting America’s quest for peace in Lebanon.