Road Closure

Schley Drive, adjacent to the Memorial Avenue entrance, will be CLOSED June 22 to support renovation of the heating and air conditioning system at the Women in Military Service to America Memorial.

Published on Friday, June 7, 2019

Beirut Barracks

Beirut Baracks Memorial

The Beirut Barracks Memorial honors the 241 American servicemen who were killed in the October 23, 1983 bombing of American Marines barracks in Beirut, Lebanon. The bombing occurred during the Lebanese Civil War, when two truck bombs, detonated by suicide bombers, struck separate buildings housing United States and French military members of the Multinational Force in Lebanon killing a total of 299 American and French servicemen. The memorial is located in section 59.