Arizona Silent Service Memorial |  honoring those who served

 

Last Update:  October 15, 2020

THIS IS A WORK IN PROGRESS.

MONUMENT FEATURES (TAKE A TOUR)

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MILESTONES ACHIEVED

ASSM Milestones
Summer 2013 ASSM Concept Defined, Presented, and Accepted by Perch Base Chapter. ASSM Foundation Committee Established Enter Local News Coverage
4 February 2014

ASSM Senate Bill 1401 introduced to State Legislature

 
24 April 2014

SB 1401 signed into law by Governor Jan Brewer

 
8 July 2014
ASSM 501(c)3 Status Approved
 
  Funding Goals Achieved  
January 2020 Memorial Construction Begins at Local Construction Firms  
22 June 2020
ASSM Approved by Arizona State Administration
 
3 August 2020
ASSM Ground Breaking Ceremony held at Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza and Construction Begins on site.
 
27 August 2020 ASSM Center Piece arrives and placed in the monument's space. Click here to take you to the 5:30 minute video.  
28 September 2020

Lei Cutting and Dedication Ceremony

held at Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza

 
17 April 2021
Official Dedication Ceremony - Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza
 

 

ASSM MONUMENT FEATURES PAGE.

Memorial Submarine Replica

MEMORIAL LOST BOAT WALL

(Needed are close up images of the final wall area and the individual boat blocks)

MEMORIAL BRICK PAVER WALK AREA

A 4,200 brick paver walk area (Is this number correct?)

- how they are arranged, who did and why.

Click here for the ASSM Brick Paver Index

MEMORIAL BENCHES

MEMORIAL PLAQUES, SYMBOLS, SEALS, and BENCHES

identify them all and explain what they are and what is engraved on them.

The Great Seal of the United States of America
The Great Seal of the United States Navy (Need to check version used on monument)
Gold Dolphins
Silver Dolphins
The Arizona Silent Service Memorial Dedication Plaque
Arizona Veterans Memorial Plaque and links to biographies
Memorial Dedication Plaque
Seals and Symbol Sponsors
Lost Boat Sponsors
The Arizona Silent Service Memorial Committee Members Dedication Plaque
Memorial Podium
Dedication Bench
Dedication Bench

 

 

Website developed and maintained by Ray Olszewski USS TUNNY (SSG-282) 1958-1962 Boat Yeoman YN1(SS) and IS1(SS) USSVI Life Member and Author of USS TUNNY: A History, Tribute and Memoir.