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LCdr. Phil Craig

Hero’s Walk and Freedom Trees

 

— POW-MIA Memorial and Museum —

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

 
Erected by POW-MIA Memorial and Museum.
 
Location. 30° 13.793′ N, 81° 53.437′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Florida, in Duval County. Marker is at the intersection of POW-MIA Memorial Pkwy and Lake Newman St, on the left 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. Cdr. Peter Schoeffel (here, next to this marker); LCdr. Denver Key (a few steps from this marker); LCdr. John Davis (a few steps from this marker); LCdr. Lee Cole (a few steps
LCDR. Phil Craig Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 26, 2019
2. LCDR. Phil Craig Marker
from this marker); Lt. Steve Musselman (a few steps from this marker); LCdr. Michael Hoff (a few steps from this marker); LCDR. M. Scott Speicher (a few steps from this marker); “Spirit of Cecil Field” (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
 
Regarding LCdr. Phil Craig. On 04 July 1967, LCDR. Phil Craig, while returning to the USS Intrepid in his A4C Skyhawk attack aircraft from a mission over North Viet Nam was shot down. Commander Craig was listed Missing in Action until 1978 when he was declared dead. 1987 his remains were returned and positively identified.
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, Vietnam
 
Hero’s Walk and Freedom Trees image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 26, 2019
3. 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 July 6, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 88 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 6, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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