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Sierra Vista in Cochise County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

U. S. Army Mohawk (OV -1D)

 
 
U. S. Army Mohawk (OV -1D) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
1. U. S. Army Mohawk (OV -1D) Marker
Inscription.  The Mohawk is a high-performance, two-seat, observation aircraft made by the Grumman Corporation. The first model flew in 1959 and the last came off the production line in 1970. First deployed in 1962, it became the mainstay of Army aerial surveillance during the Vietnam War. Since then, it has always been at the forward edge of preparedness, patrolling uneasy borders with East Germany, Czechoslovakia, North Korea, and other danger spots in the world. During the 1991 Gulf War, Mohawks were credited with locating and maintaining watch over Iraq's elite forces.
 
Location. 31° 33.714′ N, 110° 20.374′ W. Marker is in Sierra Vista, Arizona, in Cochise County. Marker is at the intersection of Hatfield Street and Irwin Street, on the right when traveling south on Hatfield Street. Marker is located at Fort Huachuca. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Huachuca AZ 85613, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. RC – 12G Crazyhorse (a few steps from this marker); Alvarado Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Counter Intelligence Corp Memorial (approx.
U. S. Army Mohawk (OV -1D) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
2. U. S. Army Mohawk (OV -1D) Marker
0.3 miles away); Ice Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Buffalo Soldier Legacy Plaza (approx. 1.3 miles away); Apache Scout Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); Fort Huachuca (approx. 1.7 miles away); Carmichael General Store/U.S. Post Office (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sierra Vista.
 
Categories. Air & Space
 
U. S. Army Mohawk (OV -1D) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
3. U. S. Army Mohawk (OV -1D)
RC-12G Crazyhorse in background
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,717 times since then and 36 times this year. Last updated on April 8, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 6, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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