Fort seeking next of kin for memorials
November 29, 2010
More than 100 memorials, monuments, and markers reside on the grounds of Fort Monmouth, N.J. A monument, memorial or marker serves as lasting evidence of someone or something notable or great. They are tributes to our collective past and they help keep memories alive.
As a result of 2005 Base Realignment and Closure legislation, Fort Monmouth is scheduled to close in September 2011. Army regulations require that the fort provide families the opportunity to make decisions regarding the future location of their family membersAca,!a,,c memorial well in advance of the postAca,!a,,cs closure.
If you think that one of these tributes may be in a family memberAca,!a,,cs name, to discuss its future disposition please call by no later than Monday, Dec.6 Christopher Whitehead of the U.S. Army Garrison Fort Monmouth Directorate of Plans, Training and Mobilization at 732-532-8198; or the following alternate points of contact: Michael Ruane at 732-532-9407 or the Fort Monmouth Garrison Installation Operations Center at 732-532-2388.
For a complete list of the memorials, monuments and markers visit the CECOM historical website at http://cecom.army.mil/historian/ and follow the links on the left-hand side titled Landmarks and Place names and Avenue of Memories Markers.