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LCdr. Randolph Ford

Hero’s Walk and Freedom Trees

 

— POW-MIA Memorial and Museum —

 
LCCR. Randolph Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 26, 2019
1. LCCR. Randolph Ford Marker
Inscription.  
The Freedom Tree
With the vision of universal freedom
for all mankind
This tree is dedicated to:
LCdr Randolph Ford
and all
Prisoners of War
And all
Prisoners of War
And Missing in Action
1973

 
Erected by POW-MIA Memorial and Museum.
 
Location. 30° 13.789′ N, 81° 53.416′ 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. Lt. Carl Wieland (here, next to this marker); Capt. Bruce Nystrom (here, next to this marker); LCdr. James Sullivan (here, next to this marker); Cdr. Jim Hall (a few steps from this marker);
LCCR. Randolph Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 26, 2019
2. LCCR. Randolph Ford Marker
Lt. Dale Raebel (a few steps from this marker); LCdr. Fred Wright (a few steps from this marker); LCdr. Michael Hoff (a few steps from this marker); Lt. Steve Musselman (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
 
Regarding LCdr. Randolph Ford. On June 11, 1968, LDCR. Randolph Ford was a U.S. Navy pilot assigned to Attack Squadron VA-86, aboard the USS America (CV-66),made a reconnaissance mission over North Vietnam. LCDR. Ford was shotdown. LCDR. Ford died from his injuries
later that year as a POW. His remains were repatriated to the U.S. in 1985.
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, Vietnam
 
LCDR. Randolph Ford image. Click for full size.
US Navy/Public Domain
3. LCDR. Randolph Ford
Hero's Walk and Freedom Trees image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 26, 2019
4. Hero's Walk and Freedom Trees
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 2, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 77 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 27, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.   3. submitted on June 28, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.   4. submitted on June 27, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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