Robert Antonelli, Jr.
The Southwest Asia War Memorial, designated in 1993 and constructed in the City of Worcester by the Desert Calm Committee, Inc., is the official State monument for the Veterans of the Southwest Asia War. This monument on the Worcester Common is in memory of those who gave their lives in the Desert Shield/Desert Storm conflict.
The top, larger portion of the monument has the following inscription:
DESERT SHIELD 1990 / DESERT STORM 1991
MEN AND WOMEN
WHO ANSWERED THE
CALL AND ESPECIALLY
THOSE WHO GAVE
The bottom tablet is inscribed as follows:
THE OFFICIAL STATE
MONUMENT FOR VETERANS OF
THE SOUTHWEST ASIA WAR