Myrtle Beach in Horry County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Colonel Richard (Rick) H. McDow
During the previous four years, he had also served as the Operations Officer of the 353rd Tactical Fighter Squadron and the Commander of the 355th Tactical Fighter Squadron.
As the commander of the 355th Tactical Fighter Squadron, the Fighting Falcons, he led the squadron to King Fahd Airport in Saudi Arabia from August 1990 to March 1991 in support of Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Ultimately, the squadron flew over 1500 combat sorties before returning to Myrtle Beach Air Force Base.
Col McDow retired from the USAF in September 1994.
Location. 33° 40.76′ N, 78° 54.949′ W. Marker is in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in Horry County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Harrelson Boulevard and Jetport Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located on the Whispering Pines Golf Course. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 Harrelson Blvd, Myrtle Beach SC 29577, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance Colonel Herbert E. Ross (here, next to this marker); General Robert H. Reed (here, next to this marker); Major General Ervin C. Sharpe, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Colonel Michael G. Filliman (a few steps from this marker); Brigadier General Robert G. Jenkins (a few steps from this marker); Lieutenant General Joseph J. Redden (a few steps from this marker); Whispering Pines Golf Course (within shouting distance of this marker); Major General Harold L. Price (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Myrtle Beach.
Categories. • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 11, 2018, by Charles Keller of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 62 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 11, 2018, by Charles Keller of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.