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Mesa in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Major Frederick E. Ferguson

 
 
Major Frederick E. Ferguson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 5, 2017
1. Major Frederick E. Ferguson Marker
Inscription.
Commemorative Air Force
Arizona Military Aviation
Walk of Honor
Proudly Recognizes
Major Frederick E. Ferguson
1939 —
Medal of Honor
Frederick E. Ferguson gradated from the US Army Warrant Officer flight program in 1957 and was assigned to the 1st Air Cavalry Division in the Republic of Viet Nam as a UH I Huey aircraft commander and section leader. While performing an emergency medevac on January 31, 1968, CWO Ferguson distinguished himself by conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his own life and was awarded the Medal of Honor. Following active duty Ferguson was promoted to Major and held Instructor Pilot and Command positions with the Arizona Army National Guard. February 2012
 
Erected 2012.
 
Location. 33° 27.154′ N, 111° 44.127′ W. Marker is in Mesa, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Greenfield Road and E. McKellips Road, on the right when traveling north on N. Greenfield Road. Touch for map. Located at the Commemorative Air Force Museum at Falcon Field Airport. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2017 N. Greenfield Road, Mesa AZ 85215, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
Major Frederick E. Ferguson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 5, 2017
2. Major Frederick E. Ferguson Marker
. Lt. Frank Luke, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Arizonan Women Airforce Service Pilots – WASP (here, next to this marker); Dr. S. Harry Robertson III (here, next to this marker); Sergei I. Sikorsky (here, next to this marker); BGen. Joseph J. Foss (here, next to this marker); Arizonan Tuskegee Airmen (here, next to this marker); Rear Admiral Walter Lewis Chatham, USN (Ret) (here, next to this marker); MGen Barry Morris Goldwater, USAFR (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mesa.
 
Also see . . .
1. Commemorative Air Force Museum. (Submitted on April 18, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Frederick Edgar Ferguson on Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 18, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceWar, Vietnam
 
Markers at the Commemorative Air Force Museum image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 5, 2017
3. Markers at the Commemorative Air Force Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 18, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 71 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 18, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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