Hurlburt Field in Okaloosa County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Memorial to the USAF Dead in Operation Eagle Claw
Desert One, Iran
— 1980 —
no man than this,
that a man lay
down his life for
On the night of
April 1980, these
men gave their
lives in the
to free the
In memory of
Maj. Harold Lawton Lewis, Jr.
Maj. Lyn Davis McIntosh
Maj. Richard Lynn Bakke
Capt. Charles Thomas McMillan, II
TSgt. Joel Columbus Mayo
Erected by the Hurlburt Field Memorial Air Park Council.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Military • Notable Events • War, Cold.
Location. 30° 24.801′ N, 86° 42.049′ W. Marker is in Hurlburt Field, Florida, in Okaloosa County. Located at the Hurlburt Field Memorial Air Park and access to the base is restricted. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 315 Independence Road, Hurlburt Field FL 32544, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A.A.F. / U.S.A.F. Explosive Ordnance Disposal Memorial (here, next to this marker); Spirit 03 (here, next to this marker); Jockey - 14 Memorial (here, next to this marker); Medal of Honor Recipients (a few MC-130P Combat Shadow (a few steps from this marker); Combat Talon Aircrew S-59 (a few steps from this marker); Combat Talon Aircrew S-01 (a few steps from this marker); A-26 Counter-Invader (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hurlburt Field.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
Also see . . . Remembering Failed Iranian Mission. (Submitted on December 13, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 15, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 357 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 13, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.