Hurlburt Field in Okaloosa County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Medal of Honor Recipients
Capt.Steven L. Bennett June 29, 1972, Quang Tri, S. Vietnam
Col. George E. Day Conspicuous Gallantry while POW
Maj. Merlyn H. Dethlefsen Mar. 10, 1967, Thai Nguyen, N. Vietnam
Maj. Bernard F. Fisher Mar. 10, 1966, A Shau Valley, S. Vietnam
1st. Lt. James Fleming Nov. 26, 1968, Duc Co, S. Vietnam
Lt. Col. Joe M. Jackson May. 12, 1968, Kham Duc, S. Vietnam
Col. William A. Jones III Sept. 1, 1968, Dong Hoi, N. Vietnam
A1C John L. Levitow Feb. 24, 1969, Long Binh, S. Vietnam
Capt Lance P. Sijan Conspicuous Gallantry while POW
Lt. Col. Leo K. Thorsness Apr. 19, 1967, N. Vietnam
Capt. Hilliard A. Wilbanks Feb. 24, 1967, Dalat, S. Vietnam
Capt. Gerald O. Young Nov. 9, 1967, Da Nang Area, S. Vietnam
A1C William H. Pitsenbarger Apr. 11, 1966, Binh Ga, S.Vietnam
Erected by the Hurlburt Field Memorial Air Park Council.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Heroes Military • War, Vietnam. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list.
Location. 30° 24.882′ N, 86° 42.019′ W. Marker is in Hurlburt Field, Florida, in Okaloosa County. Memorial 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. Airman First Class John Lee Levitow (a few steps from this marker); In Honor of The American Gold Star Mothers (within shouting distance of this marker); C-47 Sky Train (within shouting distance of this marker); Air America Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Hmong Special Guerrilla Units (within shouting distance of this marker); Montagnard Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Bird Air Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Spooky (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hurlburt Field.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 13, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 23, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 23, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.