Oceana Naval Air Station in Virginia Beach, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Flame Of Hope
This flame will burn continuously
to light the way for the return
of our Prisoners Of War held in
South East Asia
Concerned Citizens and
Service Men of Tidewater
USS Shenandoah AD 26
Location. 36° 49.028′ N, 76° 0.471′ W. Marker is in Oceana Naval Air Station, Virginia, in Virginia Beach. Marker can be reached from Oceana Boulevard (State Road 615) just south of Bells Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Virginia Beach VA 23454, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Flame of Hope (a few steps from this marker); Eastern Shore Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); Peace Monument (approx. 2 miles away); Virginia Legends Walk (approx. 2½ miles away); de Witt Cottage (approx. 2.6 miles away); Neighborhood Alert! Who's in the neighborhood? (approx. 2.7 miles away); The War of 1812 / President – Little Belt Affair (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oceana Naval Air Station.
Regarding Flame Of Hope. The Flame of Hope Memorial is located on Oceana Boulevard just outside the Oceana Naval Air Station main gate. The park is dedicated to the memory of Prisoners of War, Missing in Action and those killed in the service of their country. The Flame of Hope itself is lit at all times to light the way for these brave young service members to find their way home. The park is situated in such a position that it affords visitors an excellent advantage for photographing and viewing Oceana jet aircraft as they take off and land. The park includes picnic tables for use by the general public.
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 393 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on November 7, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 2. submitted on November 11, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 3, 4. submitted on November 7, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.