Myrtle Beach in Horry County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Hoyt L. Hendrick
Hoyt Hendrick was employed at the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base in 1955 as civil engineer for the United States Army Corps of Engineers, which was preparing the Myrtle Beach municipal airfield to become a major Air Force Base. In 1958, he transferred to the United States Air Force and became the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base deputy civil engineer, a position which he held for the next 25 years.
In this capacity, he helped to prepare the base and oversee the construction of facilities required to bed down the F-100 aircraft in 1958, the A-7D aircraft in 1970 and the A-10 aircraft in 1977.
A registered Professional Civil Engineer with the State of South Carolina, he earned a bachelor of civil engineering degree from Clemson College and a master's of science degree from the University of Tennessee. Mr. Hendrick was a United States Army veteran of World War II where he received The Purple Heart and Bronze Star.
Location. 33° 39.879′ N, 78° 56.24′ W. Marker is in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in Horry County. Marker is at the intersection of Farrow Parkway and Hendrick Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Farrow Parkway. Touch for map. Located in Market Common. Marker is in this post office area: Myrtle Beach SC 29577, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Brigadier General Joel T. Hall (here, next to this marker); Colonel Charles E Cook, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Chief Master Sergeant Jimmy E. Davis (within shouting distance of this marker); Brigadier General Robert G. Jenkins (within shouting distance of this marker); Lieutenant Colonel William H. Rutherford (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Paul Johnson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chief Master Sergeant James Cope (about 400 feet away); Colonel Robert P. "Pancho" Pasqualicchio (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Myrtle Beach.
Also see . . . Market Common History – May 2018. (Submitted on April 30, 2018, by Charles Keller of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.)
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