The APG Memorial is a monument to APG civilian, military, and contract workers who died in the conduct of their missions. This monument is located in Festival Park in a serene, public setting in Aberdeen, Maryland. Surrounding the Memorial are bricks engraved with loved ones’ names. For more information on purchasing an engraved brick, please visit our Buy A Brick page.
The memorial is etched with the following words:
THIS MONUMENT STANDS AS A TRIBUTE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE CIVILIANS, MILITARY SERVICE MEMBERS, AND SUPPORT CONTRACTORS OF ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND AND THE FORMER EDGEWOOD ARSENAL WHO LOST THEIR LIVES DURING THE CONDUCT OF THEIR MISSIONS.
WE HONOR THEIR LIVES AND THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO OUR NATIONAL DEFENSE. EACH GAVE THE LAST FULL MEASURE OF DEVOTION WHILE PERFORMING THEIR DUTIES. OUR COMMUNITY IS FOREVER GRATEFUL. MAY THESE FAMILY MEMBERS, FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES FOREVER REST IN PEACE.
DEDICATED THIS 31st DAY IN MAY 2017
DURING THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND AND EDGEWOOD ARSENAL
The Dedication Ceremony for the APG Memorial was held May 31, 2017. A rededication was held on April 28, 2018. Engraved bricks will be available for purchase through Septemeber 30, 2018. For more information on purchasing an engraved brick, please visit our Buy A Brick page.