Jacksonville in Duval County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
LCdr. Lee Cole
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 Lee Cole
Prisoners of War
And Missing in Action
Erected by POW-MIA Memorial and Museum.
Location. 30° 13.787′ N, 81° 53.432′ 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. Lt. Steve Musselman (here, next to this marker); Cdr. Peter Schoeffel (here, next to this marker); LCdr. John Davis (here, next to this marker); Lt. Robert J. Dwyer (here, next to this marker); LCDR. M. Scott Speicher (here, next LCdr. Denver Key (here, next to this marker); LCdr. Michael Hoff (here, next to this marker); LCdr. Fred Wright (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
Regarding LCdr. Lee Cole. On 30 June 1967, LCdr. Lee Cole, launched his A4C Skyhawk attack aircraft for a mission over North Viet Nam. As section leader he initiated an attack. Encountering heavy anti-aircraft fire he was shot down. Commander Cole was listed Missing in Action, and his status remained thus until 1988 when his remains were returned and verified.
Categories. • Air & Space • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Vietnam •
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 6, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Last updated on July 13, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 6, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.