Myrtle Beach in Horry County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Brigadier General Joel T. Hall
General Hall served at Myrtle Beach Air Force Base as Commander of the 354th Tactical Fighter Wing during the period April 1984 to January 1986.
He is a native of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Oklahoma's School of Aerospace Engineering in 1961. General Hall earned his commission in the United States Air Force through the ROTC (Reserve Officer's Training Corps) program at the university.
He completed a combat tour in Vietnam where he flew combat missions in the F-100 aircraft. He is a graduate of the Fighter Weapons School at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada, and also served as the Commander of the Red Flag Training Program operated from that base. General Hall is a graduate of the National War College.
Other important assignments included Deputy Commander of the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) 5th Allied Tactical Air Force in Vicenza, Italy, in 1988, and Director of Aerospace Safety for the United States Air Force in the 1990s.
The General is a command pilot with more than 4,000 flying hours. His military awards and decorations include the Silver Star, Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster, Distinguished Flying Cross with oak leaf cluster, Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Air Medal with 15 oak leaf clusters, Air Force Commendation Medal and Combat Readiness Medal.
Location. 33° 39.879′ N, 78° 56.241′ 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 markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hoyt L. Hendrick (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.
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