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Myrtle Beach in Horry County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Colonel Henry L. Warren

Colonel Henry L. Warren Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Charles Keller, August 13, 2018
1. Colonel Henry L. Warren Marker
Inscription.  Major General Henry L. Warren was born in 1922 in Fayette, MO, where he attended Central College. He graduated from the US Military Academy at West Point, NY, in 1945 with a BS in military engineering. He received a master’s degree in international affairs from The George Washington University, 1965, and graduated from the Naval War College, 1965.

While at West Point, he attended pilot training at Stewart Field, NY and received primary flying training at Corsicana, TX. He then moved to the Philippines, served with the 18th Fighter Group, and in June 1947, transferred to Japan as a member of the 49th Fighter Group. MGen Warren went to Korea in August 1950, where he flew 100 combat missions in the P-51 Mustang with the 39th Fighter Squadron. In 1951 he was assigned to the 83rd Fighter Interceptor Squadron, Hamilton AFB, CA. He was selected as an exchange pilot with the US Navy in 1954 and served at Jacksonville Naval Air Station with VF173. In 1955, he was selected as Air Officer Commanding in the Department of Military Training at the new US Air Force Academy at Lowry AFB, CO. In 1958 he became Commander, 303rd Tactical Reconnaissance
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Squadron at Sebach AB, Germany and later at Laon AB, France.

In 1959 he was assigned to Headquarters USAF, Washington, D.C., as Operations Staff Officer, Plans and Capabilities Branch, Air Defense Division and later in the Tactical Division, Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations. He was named Commander, 60th Fighter Interceptor Squadron, Otis AFB, MA in 1962.

MGen Warren was assigned as Vice Commander, 432nd Tactical Reconnaissance Wing, Udorn AB, Thailand in 1969 and flew 85 combat missions. He became Commander of the 354th Tactical Fighter Wing, Kunsan AB, Korea in 1970. He was later named Commander, 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing at Mountain Home AFB, ID, reorganized as the 347th Tactical Fighter Wing in 1971. In 1972 MGen Warren assumed duties as Deptuy Commander, 22nd North American Air Defense Command Region, North Bay, Ontario, Canada. He became the Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff Operations for Combat Operations at NORAD headquarters in 1973. MGen Warren assumed duties as Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations, Air Training Command, Randolph AFB, TX in 1974.

MGen Warren is a command pilot with military decorations including the Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross with oak leaf cluster, Air Medal with 13 oak leaf clusters, and Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters. He retired in September 1975.
Topics. This historical
15th hole, Whispering Pines Golf Course image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Charles Keller, August 13, 2018
2. 15th hole, Whispering Pines Golf Course
marker is listed in this topic list: War, Korean.
Location. 33° 41.16′ N, 78° 55.111′ 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. Located on the 15th hole of the Whispering Pines Golf Course. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 Harrelson Blvd, Myrtle Beach SC 29577, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colonel Donald Wesley Forney (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Warren R. Lewis (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colonel Wallace C. Bosworth Jr. (about 800 feet away); Brigadier General Thomas Merrit Knoles III (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lieutenant General Evan W. Rosencrans (approx. ¼ mile away); Brigadier General William Donald Curry Jr. (approx. ¼ mile away); General Michael P.C. Carns (approx. 0.3 miles away); Colonel Albert R. Neville (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Myrtle Beach.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2018, by Charles Keller of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 294 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2018, by Charles Keller of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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