Hurlburt Field in Okaloosa County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Lieutenant Colonel William Atkinson Jones, III
602nd Special Operations Squadron
Erected by the Hurlburt Field Memorial Air Park Council.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in Air & Space • Heroes • War, Vietnam. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #37 Richard M. Nixon, and the Medal of Honor Recipients series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is August 6, 1970.
Location. 30° 24.822′ N, 86° 42.039′ W. Marker is in Hurlburt Field, Florida, in Okaloosa County. Marker can be reached from Oneal Avenue. 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. Major Bernard Francis Fisher (here, next to this marker); A-1E Skyraider (here, next to this marker); Medal of Honor Recipients (a few steps from this marker); MC-130P Combat Shadow (within shouting distance of this marker); HH-3E "Jolly Green Giant" (within shouting distance of this marker); A-26 Counter-Invader (within shouting distance of this marker); Operation Ranch Hand Memorial (within shouting distance Operation Kingpin (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hurlburt Field.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on Lieutenant Colonel William Atkinson Jones. (Submitted on November 20, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 277 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 20, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. 5. submitted on November 20, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.