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Near Starke in Bradford County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

OH-58A “Kiowa”

Helicopter, Light Observation

 

— Camp Blanding Museum & Memorial Park —

 
OH-58A Kiowa Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, July 13, 2021
1. OH-58A Kiowa Marker
Inscription.  
Helicopter, Light Observation,
OH-58A “Kiowa”

Crew: 1-2
Armament: 1 - 7.62MM Mini Gun (M134) or
1 – 40MM Grenade Launcher (M129)
Speed : 138 MPH (Max.)
Range : 345 Miles
Manufacturer: Bell Helicopter Textron
2,200+ OH-58A produced, in service 1966 – 1989
 
Erected by Camp Blanding Museum & Memorial Park.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, Vietnam. A significant historical year for this entry is 1966.
 
Location. 29° 58.768′ N, 81° 58.999′ W. Marker is near Starke, Florida, in Bradford County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Tallahassee Street and Minden Street, on the right when traveling north. The marker is located within the Camp Blanding Museum & Memorial Park, near the entrance to Camp Blanding. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5629 State Route 16 West, Starke FL 32091, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Howitzer, 105 MM (a few steps from this marker); Truck, Utility, 4x4 (a few steps from this marker); UH-1 “Huey” (within shouting distance
OH-58A Kiowa and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, July 13, 2021
2. OH-58A Kiowa and Marker
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of this marker); M60 "Patton" (within shouting distance of this marker); Gun, 40MM, M42, "Duster" (within shouting distance of this marker); Firebase Florida (within shouting distance of this marker); Howitzer, 8IN (203MM) (within shouting distance of this marker); BRDM-2 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Starke.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bell OH-58A Helicopter. (Submitted on July 25, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
2. Camp Blanding Museum & Memorial Park. (Submitted on July 25, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 1, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 64 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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Feb. 1, 2023