Hurlburt Field in Okaloosa County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
This aircraft memorial is dedicated to all USAF personnel and our fellow South Vietnamese airmen who flew the A-1 in the Southeast Asia conflict. It also commemorates all those who selflessly gave their lives in combat to preserve the ideals that we and freedom loving people throughout the world so highly cherish.
Additional, nearby marker:
During USAF A-1 Operations in Southeast Asia
Charles F Allen · Frank A Armstrong · Gregory I Barras · Glenn A Belcher · Edward A Blake · Leo S Boston · John R Burns · Robert I Bush · Joseph H Byrne · William Campbell · Clyde W Campbell · Ronald M Canter · Oliver C Chase Jr · James B East · Esequiel M Encinas · Patrick M Fallon · Donald B Fincher · John L Flinn · George E Flynn II · Wallace A Ford · Robert D Gallup · Kurt W Gareiss · Johnny H Godfrey · Richard D Goss · David J Gunster · William W Hail · John S Hamilton · Joseph L Hart · Jerry P Hawkins · Gerald R Helmich · Duane A Helmick · Thomas M Hergert · James W Herrick · Raymond Hetrick · Don R Hood · Edward M Hudgens · Paul R Johns · George W Kamenicky · William
Erected 1972 by the Hurlburt Field Memorial Air Park Council.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Military • War, Vietnam.
Location. 30° 24.824′ 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); Lieutenant Colonel William Atkinson Jones, III (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); Operation Ranch Hand Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); A-26 Counter-Invader (within shouting distance of this marker); 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 the Douglas A-1 Skyraider in the Vietnam War. (Submitted on November 21, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 13, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 388 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 21, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.