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LCdr. Denver Key

Hero’s Walk and Freedom Trees

 

— POW-MIA Memorial and Museum —

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

 
Erected by POW-MIA Memorial and Museum.
 
Location. 30° 13.791′ N, 81° 53.429′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Florida, in Duval County. Marker is on POW-MIA Memorial Pkwy near Lake Newman Street, on the left when traveling north. 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 Parkway, 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. John Davis (here, next to this marker); LCdr. Michael Hoff (here, next to this marker); Lt. Steve Musselman (here, next to this marker); Cdr. Peter Schoeffel (here, next to this marker); LCdr. Lee Cole
LCDR. Denver Key Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 26, 2019
2. LCDR. Denver Key Marker
(here, next to this marker); LCdr. Fred Wright (a few steps from this marker); Lt. Robert J. Dwyer (a few steps from this marker); Lt. Dale Raebel (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
 
Regarding LCdr. Denver Key. On November 17, 1967 LCDR. Denver Key in his A4 Skyhawk took off from the USS Intrepid for a mission over North Vietnam. During the mission his aircraft was hit by a SAM (missile). Key was able to eject, but was subsequently captured. LCDR. Key was held as a prisoner of war for 5 and ½ year released in 1973.
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, Vietnam
 
LCDR. Denver Key Marker image. Click for full size.
US Navy/Public Domain
3. LCDR. Denver Key Marker
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 July 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 3, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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