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Northwood Gratitude and Honor Memorial

4531 Bryan Ave, Irvine, CA 92620-2600
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A Place to Reflect near a good kids' park

This memorial was first started to mark the passing of soldiers in the Gulf War and now has evolved... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
MJWalsh
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Irvine, CA
Memorial Day every day

A beautiful place to pay your respects to all our lost military service members. We cannot thank... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
big10sjunkie
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21 Apr 2017
“A Place to Reflect near a good kids' park”
8 Mar 2017
“Memorial Day every day”
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Nation's only memorial listing by name all the American service men and women who have died in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq - currently 5714.
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4531 Bryan Ave, Irvine, CA 92620-2600
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Reviewed April 21, 2017

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") includes a good playground area and a walking path with exercise stations.

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Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

A beautiful place to pay your respects to all our lost military service members. We cannot thank those who lost their lives and their families enough.

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Reviewed August 24, 2016

This is a wonderful memorial in a beautiful park in Northwood. There is a playground for the kids as well as picnic tables. The setting is idyllic and a great way to pass a summer afternoon.

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Reviewed August 22, 2016

This memorial started during the Iraq War as an informal group of individual flags and crosses for each called service member. At the end it was converted into a permanent memorial with each name engraved on multiple columns. Makes me proud every time I walk...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2016

a grassroots display honoring our military attractively presented an adjacent playarea beware of an occasional coyote hold on to your dog and kids

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Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful memorial honoring our fallen US military heroes. Adjacent to a large and Beautiful park with a track, basketball court and kid friendly area

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Reviewed June 1, 2016

Walking distance from my grandparents' house, sometimes I come here and look at the pillars. It's cool.

Thank Lord H
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Reviewed July 31, 2015

This (I believe) is a one of a kind memorial dedicated to those men and women who lost their lives too soon, in the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts. We found it quite by accident while coming back from breakfast. Seems it doesn't get much publicity...More

Thank Alan B
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Reviewed July 18, 2015

This site is overwhelmingly beautiful, respectful. cherish the memories of those who have been taken from us.

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Reviewed July 15, 2015

I witnessed this memorial since its inception, from its very humble and temporal beginning. This memorial does more than keeping our soldiers' legacy alive. It is a testimony of their loved ones' determination to let the world know of their ultimate sacrifice. Like I said...More

Thank asian2urist
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