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LCdr. Lee Cole

Hero’s Walk and Freedom Trees

 

— POW-MIA Memorial and Museum —

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

 
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. Lee Cole Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 26, 2019
2. LCDR. Lee Cole Marker
to this marker); 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 & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, Vietnam
 
LCDR. Lee Cole image. Click for full size.
US Navy/Public Domain
3. LCDR. Lee Cole
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
 

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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.
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