Look Around: Veterans memorials visible from truck windshield

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Not surprisingly, Washington, D.C. is filled with inspiring reminders of the men and women who foght of this country, among them:

But, as you drive across the country in your daily duties, there are many — MANY — more tributes to this country’s many veterans, from the American Revolution to the wars in the Middle East. You may even be driving on one as many U.S. highways are dedicated to their memories.

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The Cerritos Veterans Memorial, located in Cerritos, Calif. is a 20-foot-high sculpture dedicated in honor of local veterans.The Cerritos Veterans Memorial, located in Cerritos, Calif. is a 20-foot-high sculpture dedicated in honor of local veterans.

Monument dedicated to those from the Berwick, Pa. area who served in WW IMonument dedicated to those from the Berwick, Pa. area who served in WW I

The National D-Day Memorial is located in Bedford, Virginia, and serves as the national memorial for American D-Day veterans.The National D-Day Memorial is located in Bedford, Virginia, and serves as the national memorial for American D-Day veterans.

Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial commemorates the Battle of Lake Erie, in which Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry led a fleet to victory in one of the most significant naval battles in the War of 1812.Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial commemorates the Battle of Lake Erie, in which Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry led a fleet to victory in one of the most significant naval battles in the War of 1812.

The Rockery, also known as the Memorial Cairn, It is located at the center of North Easton Center In Easton, Mass. and honors North Easton's citizens lost in the American Civil War,The Rockery, also known as the Memorial Cairn, It is located at the center of North Easton Center In Easton, Mass. and honors North Easton's citizens lost in the American Civil War,

The Theodore Roosevelt, Rough Rider bronze sculpture in the South Park Blocks of Portland, Ore.The Theodore Roosevelt, Rough Rider bronze sculpture in the South Park Blocks of Portland, Ore.

The Victory Monument was built to honor the Eighth Regiment of the Illinois National Guard, an African-American unit that served in France during World War I. It is located in the Black Metropolis-Bronzeville District in Chicago.The Victory Monument was built to honor the Eighth Regiment of the Illinois National Guard, an African-American unit that served in France during World War I. It is located in the Black Metropolis-Bronzeville District in Chicago.

The Veterans Memorial Wall is adjacent to the Jacksonville Municipal Stadium in downtown Jacksonville, Fla.The Veterans Memorial Wall is adjacent to the Jacksonville Municipal Stadium in downtown Jacksonville, Fla.

The Military Working Dog Teams National Monument is a U.S. National Monument located at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.The Military Working Dog Teams National Monument is a U.S. National Monument located at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

The Rosedale Arch is dedicated to the men of Rosedale, a neighborhood district and former municipality on the southern edge of Kansas City, Kan. who served in World War I.The Rosedale Arch is dedicated to the men of Rosedale, a neighborhood district and former municipality on the southern edge of Kansas City, Kan. who served in World War I.

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The Indiana State Soldiers and Sailors Monument is located in the center of downtown Indianapolis.The Indiana State Soldiers and Sailors Monument is located in the center of downtown Indianapolis.

The Bucky O'Neill Monument, also known as the Rough Rider Monument, is located at Courthouse Plaza, Prescott, Ariz.The Bucky O'Neill Monument, also known as the Rough Rider Monument, is located at Courthouse Plaza, Prescott, Ariz.

The West Coast Memorial to the Missing of World War II is located on high ground overlooking Baker Beach along the Pacific Ocean, along the western edge of the Presidio of San Francisco.The West Coast Memorial to the Missing of World War II is located on high ground overlooking Baker Beach along the Pacific Ocean, along the western edge of the Presidio of San Francisco.