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Stop 10: Iron Mike Statue

  • Overview

    This 15-foot statue is dedicated to the airborne trooper who is always watching, waiting, and alert. “Iron Mike,” the post’s most prominent symbol since 1961, was the creation of the wife of a former deputy post chaplain. His stance is that of an airborne soldier who has completed a combat jump. The cover art for the book Devils in Baggy Pants inspired this statue. This is the original statue; There is an exact replica on Fort Bragg at Randolph and Armistead Streets.

    Hours: Daily, before dusk. Open to the public.

    Next Stop: North Carolina Veterans Park shares a parking lot with the Airborne and Special Operations Museum.

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  • Amenities

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    Meeting Facilities

    Facility Info
    Meeting Rooms
    • Description The Lobby-reception or special events 300 standing and 150 seated. The Yarborough-Bank Theater (244 seated), Reflection Garden (can accommodate a 50x80 tent), Parade Field (60 seated), Video Theater (42 seated).
    • Largest Room 5000
    • Reception Capacity 300
    • Space Notes During business hours, no food and drink allowed. After-hour special events can have catering.
    • Theatre Capacity 244
    • Banquet Capacity 150
    • Number of Rooms 4
    • Classroom Capacity 25
    Lobby
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 5000
    • Banquet Capacity: 150
    • Reception Capacity: 300
    Conference Room
    • Classroom Capacity: 25
    Video Theater
    • Theater Capacity: 42
    Yarborough-Banks Theater
    • Theater Capacity: 244
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