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“The Spirit of Cecil Field”

 
 
“The Spirit of Cecil Field” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 26, 2019
1. “The Spirit of Cecil Field” Marker
Inscription.  
This F-18C Hornet is
dedicated to the men
and woman who served
their country with honor
at Naval Air Station
Cecil Field
1941-1999

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, 1st Iraq & Desert StormWar, Vietnam.
 
Location. 30° 13.37′ N, 81° 52.943′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Florida, in Duval County. Memorial is on Simpson Way 0.1 miles south of Crossover Street, on the left when traveling south. Marker located within Cecil Commerce Center (formally NAS Cecil Field), future plans are to move the aircraft and marker roughly two miles away to the POW/MIA Memorial and Museum, which is also located within the Cecil Commerce Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 133365 Simpson Way, Jacksonville FL 32221, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lt. Carl Wieland (approx. 0.7 miles away); LCdr. Randolph Ford (approx. 0.7 miles away); LCdr. James Sullivan (approx. 0.7 miles away); Cdr. Jim Hall (approx. 0.7 miles away); Capt. Bruce Nystrom
“The Spirit of Cecil Field” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 26, 2019
2. “The Spirit of Cecil Field” Marker
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Lt. Dale Raebel (approx. 0.7 miles away); LCdr. Fred Wright (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lt. Robert J. Dwyer (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
 
F-18C Hornet image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 26, 2019
3. F-18C Hornet
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 68 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 26, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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