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Arizona Silent Service Memorial Pays Tribute To Submariners Lost In Line Of Duty

Published: Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 1:03pm
Updated: Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 6:30pm
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Phoenix typically isn’t identified with submarines for some pretty obvious reasons. It is nowhere near a body of water that would give a sub the opportunity to reach deep below the surface. But there is a strong retired military presence in Arizona and an interest among many in military history.

Those are at least a couple of the reasons that the Arizona Silent Service Memorial — a tribute to submarine veterans who have died in the line of duty — is in Phoenix.

The Show spoke with Marcus Hensley, the co-chair of the memorial effort, who has also served on submarines.

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