Myrtle Beach in Horry County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Captain Stephen Richard Phillis
He and his unit were deployed to Saudi Arabia in 1990 in support of that operation. While on a combat mission in northwestern Kuwait, his wingman was shot down by enemy anti-aircraft ﬁre. Captain Phillis immediately organized a search and rescue mission for his wingman. While doing so, he was hit by enemy ﬁre and was killed in the ensuing crash of his A-10.
Captain Phillis is buried in Memorial Park Cemetery in his hometown of Rock Island.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm. A significant historical year for this entry is 1990.
Location. 33° 40.294′ N, 78° 56.361′ W. Marker is in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in Horry County. Marker is at the intersection of Phillis Boulevard and DeVille Street, on the right when traveling east on Phillis Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Myrtle Beach SC 29577, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers Base Supply (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Auto Craft Center (about 300 feet away); Audio Visual Facility (about 300 feet away); Base Civil Engineering Complex (about 300 feet away); Joe W. Blizzard (about 300 feet away); Brigadier General James Howell Howard (about 600 feet away); Chief Master Sergeant Gary J. Moser (about 700 feet away); Colonel Warren R. Lewis (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Myrtle Beach.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 28, 2018, by Charles Keller of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 222 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 29, 2018, by Charles Keller of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. 2. submitted on January 28, 2018, by Charles Keller of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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