Easley in Pickens County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Captain Kimberly Hampton
Captain Kimberly Hampton
August 18, 1976 - January 9, 2004
United States Army
OH-58 Helicopter Pilot
Who gave her life in the service of her country.
Erected by City of Easley.
Location. 34° 49.85′ N, 82° 36.3′ W. Marker is in Easley, South Carolina, in Pickens County. Marker is on North 1st Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 North 1st Street, Easley SC 29640, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Easley, South Carolina (here, next to this marker); Easley Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Robert Elliott Holcombe (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Julien D. Wyatt (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pickensville (approx. 1.3 miles away); Golden Creek Mill (approx. 2.3 miles away); John C. Calhoun Memorial Highway (approx. 3½ miles away); Bowen's Mill (approx. 5.1 miles away); St. Paul Methodist Church (was approx. 5.2 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Soldiers Buried in Carmel Cemetery (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Easley.
Also see . . .
1. Kimberly Hampton Marker. Marker is located on the campus of Presbyterian College, Clinton, South Carolina. (Submitted on January 19, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. Honor the Fallen: Army Capt. Kimberly N. Hampton. Army Capt. Kimberly N. Hampton 27, of Easley, S.C.; assigned to 1st Battalion, 82nd Aviation Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.; killed Jan. 2 when her OH-58 Kiowa observation helicopter was shot down by enemy ground fire in Fallujah, Iraq. (Submitted on January 19, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
3. Kimberly Hampton. Captain Kimberly Nicole Hampton (August 18, 1976 in Greenville, South Carolina – January 2, 2004 in Fallujah, Iraq) was the first female military pilot to be shot down and killed in United States history. (Submitted on January 19, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Heroes • Military • Notable Persons • War, 2nd Iraq •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,069 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 19, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.