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Jacksonville in Duval County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Lt. Carl Wieland

Hero’s Walk and Freedom Trees

 

— POW-MIA Memorial and Museum —

 
LT. Carl Wieland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 26, 2019
1. LT. Carl Wieland Marker
Inscription.  
The Freedom Tree
With the vision of universal freedom
for all mankind
This tree is dedicated to:
Lt. Carl Wieland
and all
Prisoners of War
and
Missing in Action
1973

 
Erected by POW-MIA Memorial and Museum.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, Vietnam.
 
Location. 30° 13.788′ N, 81° 53.416′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Florida, in Duval County. Memorial is at the intersection of POW-MIA Memorial Pkwy and Lake Newman St when traveling north on POW-MIA Memorial Pkwy. Marker located within Cecil Commerce Center (formally NAS Cecil Field), at the POW-MIA Memorial and Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6112 POW-MIA Memorial Pkwy, 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. LCdr. Randolph Ford (here, next to this marker); LCdr. James Sullivan (here, next to this marker); Capt. Bruce Nystrom (here, next to this marker); Cdr. Jim Hall (here,
LT. Carl Wieland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 26, 2019
2. LT. Carl Wieland Marker
next to this marker); Lt. Dale Raebel (a few steps from this marker); LCdr. Fred Wright (a few steps from this marker); LCdr. Michael Hoff (a few steps from this marker); Lt. Steve Musselman (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
 
Regarding Lt. Carl Wieland. LT. Wieland piloted an A-7 Corsair II. While deployed to Southeast Asia, on a mission he was forced to eject over North Vietnam and taken prisoner of War. Later released under “Operation Homecoming”.
 
LT. Carl Wieland image. Click for full size.
Photo Courtesy Tom Reece
3. LT. Carl Wieland
Hero's Walk and Freedom Trees image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 26, 2019
4. Hero's Walk and Freedom Trees
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 27, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 27, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.   3. submitted on June 28, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.   4. submitted on June 27, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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