Jacksonville in Duval County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
LCdr. Phil Craig
Hero’s Walk and Freedom Trees
— POW-MIA Memorial and Museum —
With the vision of universal freedom
for all mankind
This tree is dedicated to:
LCdr Phil Craig
Prisoners of War
Prisoners of War
And Missing in Action
Erected by POW-MIA Memorial and Museum.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Vietnam.
Location. 30° 13.793′ N, 81° 53.437′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Florida, in Duval County. Memorial is at the intersection of POW-MIA Memorial Pkwy and Lake Newman St, on the left 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. Cdr. Peter Schoeffel (here, next to this marker); LCdr. Denver Key (a few steps from this marker); LCdr. John Davis (a few steps LCdr. Lee Cole (a few steps from this marker); Lt. Steve Musselman (a few steps from this marker); LCdr. Michael Hoff (a few steps from this marker); LCDR. M. Scott Speicher (a few steps from this marker); “Spirit of Cecil Field” (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
Regarding LCdr. Phil Craig. On 04 July 1967, LCDR. Phil Craig, while returning to the USS Intrepid in his A4C Skyhawk attack aircraft from a mission over North Viet Nam was shot down. Commander Craig was listed Missing in Action until 1978 when he was declared dead. 1987 his remains were returned and positively identified.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 148 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 6, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.