Jacksonville in Duval County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
“Spirit of Cecil Field”
Hero’s Walk and Freedom Trees
— POW-MIA Memorial and Museum —
From this master jet base naval aviators have served their country in times of war and peace. It is this “Spirit of Cecil Field” which provides naval carrier forces capable of responding worldwide. In the course of this response some have been called upon to provide sacrifices above and beyond the call of duty to each of our fallen comrades who have made the ultimate sacrifice in combat we dedicate a Freedom Tree. To remind us of what they have done this Hero’s Walk was established so that their dedication will be an inspiration to us.
Erected by POW-MIA Memorial and Museum.
Location. 30° 13.785′ N, 81° 53.443′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Florida, in Duval County. Marker is at the intersection of POW-MIA Memorial Pkwy and Lake Newman St when traveling north on POW-MIA Memorial Pkwy. Marker located within Cecil Commerce Center (formally NAS Cecil Field), at the POW-MIA Memorial and Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6112 POW-MIA Memorial Pkwy, Jacksonville FL 32221, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. LCDR. M. Scott Speicher Cdr. Peter Schoeffel (a few steps from this marker); LCdr. Lee Cole (a few steps from this marker); LCdr. Phil Craig (a few steps from this marker); Lt. Robert J. Dwyer (a few steps from this marker); Lt. Steve Musselman (a few steps from this marker); LCdr. John Davis (a few steps from this marker); LCdr. Denver Key (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
Categories. • Air & Space • Patriots & Patriotism • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, Vietnam •
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 27, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.