Military

Onslow County is proud to salute our military, both past and present, and the mark the United States Marine Corps has made on our community. Unique tributes, museums, and tours provide an inside look into the area’s military roots and active presence.


Beirut Memorial


There are 273 names and the words “THEY CAME IN PEACE” engraved on the walls of the Memorial. Situated between Camp LeJeune and the city of Jacksonville at the Camp Johnson Gate on Hwy 24.

Camp Johnson Gate entrance, Jacksonville, 28542
Distance from Jacksonville: 7.62 miles

Website:www.lejeune.usmc.mil/visitors/beirut_memorial/

There are 273 names and the words “THEY CAME IN PEACE” engraved on the walls of the Memorial. Situated between Camp LeJeune and the city of Jacksonville at the Camp Johnson Gate on Hwy 24.

 

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