Hurlburt Field in Okaloosa County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 2000 by the Hurlburt Field Memorial Air Park Council.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic Air & Space • Military • War, Vietnam.
Location. 30° 24.924′ N, 86° 42.029′ W. Marker is in Hurlburt Field, Florida, in Okaloosa County. Memorial can be reached from Independence Road. Located at the Hurlburt Field Memorial Air Park and access to the base is restricted. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 315 Independence Road, Hurlburt Field FL 32544, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Captain Steven L. Bennett (here, next to this marker); Captain Hilliard A. Wilbanks (a few steps from this marker); O-1E Bird Dog (a few steps from this marker); The Forward Air Controller (a few steps from this marker); Operation Assured Response (a few steps from this marker); Operation Uphold Democracy (a few steps from this marker); Operations in Bosnia-Herzegovina (a few steps from this marker); Operation Restore Hope (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hurlburt Field.
Regarding OV-10 Bronco.
OV-10 Bronco tail #67-14626 history:
Delivered on 27 Jun 1968, this Bronco was immediately disassembled, crated and shipped by sea to South Vietnam. Rebuilt and assigned to the 504th Tactical Air Support Group, Bien Hoa AB it conducted visual reconnaissance and convoy escort; trained Air Liaison Officers and Forward Air Controllers. In 1975 this Bronco was reassigned to Germany and then returned to the United States in 1984 at George AFB, CA. This Bronco was transferred to Shaw AFB, SC in 1988 and retired from operational use in Aug. 1991. Unsatisfied in retirement the Bronco was transferred to Kelly AFB, TX where it served as a maintenance trainer until its transfer and dedication in this airpark at Hurlburt Field on 16 Feb. 2000.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on the North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco. (Submitted on November 19, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 19, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 275 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 19, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.