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Sanford in Seminole County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

RVAH 12 Speartips

We Point The Way

 

— Vietnam Conflict —

 
RVAH 12 Speartips Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, May 6, 2019
1. RVAH 12 Speartips Marker
Inscription.  
In Memoriam
Speartips Combat Deployments
(Southeast Asia)
USS Constellation (CVA-64) 28 March 1967 – 4 December 1967
USS America (CVA-66) April 1970 – 21 December 1970.
USS Constellation (CVA-64) 5 January 1973 – 11 October 1973

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Killed In Action
Flying a combat mission off the USS Constellation (CVA-64) on 17 August 1967
Cdr Laurent Norbert Dion
LTjg James David Hom


Missing In Action
Flying a combat mission off the
USS Constellation (CVA-64)
Captured: 13 August 1967
Released: 14 March 1973
Cdr Leo Gregory Hyatt
LTjg Wayne Keith Goodermote

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, ColdWar, Korean. A significant historical date for this entry is January 5, 1973.
 
Location. 28° 45.893′ N, 81° 14.252′ W. Marker is in Sanford, Florida, in Seminole County. Memorial is on Red Cleveland Blvd
RVAH 12 Speartips Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, May 6, 2019
2. RVAH 12 Speartips Marker
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0.1 miles south of Marquette Ave. when traveling north. Marker located within NAS Sanford Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Red Cleveland Boulevard, Sanford FL 32773, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. NAS Sanford/City of Sanford (here, next to this marker); The North American RA-5C Vigilante (a few steps from this marker); Ramey Field (a few steps from this marker); Naval Air Station - Sanford (a few steps from this marker); Seminole County (approx. 0.8 miles away); Fort Reid 1836 (approx. 2.2 miles away); Fort Reid (approx. 2.4 miles away); Georgetown (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sanford.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 24, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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