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Mesa in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Rear Admiral Hugh Dennis Wisely (USN, ret)

 
 
Rear Admiral Hugh Dennis Wisely (USN, ret) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 5, 2017
1. Rear Admiral Hugh Dennis Wisely (USN, ret) Marker
Inscription.
Commemorative Air Force
Arizona Military Aviation
Walk of Honor
Proudly Recognizes
Rear Admiral Hugh Dennis Wisely (USN, ret)
Admiral Wisely entered the Naval Aviation Cadet Program in 1961. He flew 350 combat missions with VF-114 over Vietnam from the deck of the U.S.S. Kitty Hawk. In 1967 during his second of three deployments, he was the first in the war to shoot down two enemy aircraft. He has tested the F-4 Phantom, F-14 Tomcat and the Sidewinder and Sparrow missile systems – and even the Soviet MiG-21. He later served in a number of command positions culminating with his assignment as Captain of the aircraft carrier U.S.S. John F. Kennedy. He has also served as Commander and Flight Leader of the Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Squadron (1980-1981). He retired from the U.S. Navy in October 1994 as a rear Admiral after serving as Director Warfare Systems Engineering and Architecture at Navy Space and Electronic Warfare Systems Command and Director
 
Erected 2014.
 
Location. 33° 27.152′ N, 111° 44.121′ W. Marker is in Mesa, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Greenfield Road and E. McKellips Road, on the right when traveling north on
Rear Admiral Hugh Dennis Wisely (USN, ret) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 5, 2017
2. Rear Admiral Hugh Dennis Wisely (USN, ret) Marker
N. Greenfield Road. Touch for map. Located at the Commemorative Air Force Museum at Falcon Field Airport. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2017 N. Greenfield Road, Mesa AZ 85215, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Barrett Tillman (here, next to this marker); Captain Ted Elvans Lines (AAF) (here, next to this marker); Major Gen Carl G. Schneider, USAF (Ret) (here, next to this marker); 1st Lieutenant Ralph Ambrose O’Neill (here, next to this marker); Colonel Bruce Perry Crandall U.S. Army (Ret.) (here, next to this marker); General Seth Jefferson McKee, USAF (Ret.) (here, next to this marker); MGen Barry Morris Goldwater, USAFR (here, next to this marker); Rear Admiral Walter Lewis Chatham, USN (Ret) (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mesa.
 
Also see . . .
1. Commemorative Air Force Museum. (Submitted on April 18, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Rear Admiral H. Denny Wisely at The Blue Angels Association. (Submitted on April 18, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceWar, Vietnam
 
Markers at the Commemorative Air Force Museum image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 5, 2017
3. Markers at the Commemorative Air Force Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 18, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 115 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 18, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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