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Hurlburt Field in Okaloosa County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Okaloosa Armed Forces Memorial

 
 
Okaloosa Armed Forces Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, November 17, 2016
1. Okaloosa Armed Forces Memorial
Inscription.
Presented by
Citizens of Okaloosa County
in Honor of

USAF
Hurlburt Field FL.


Capt. Richard L. Bakke
Capt. Harold L. Lewis, Jr.
TSgt. Joel C. Mayo
Capt. Lyn D. McIntosh
Capt. Charles T. McMillan, III

USMC
New River, S.C.

Sgt. John D. Harley
Cpl. George N. Holmes
SSgt. Dewey L. Johnson

Who died during attempted rescue of Americans held hostage, Iran
April 25, 1980

 
Location. 30° 24.949′ N, 86° 42.034′ W. Marker is in Hurlburt Field, Florida, in Okaloosa County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Cody Avenue and Independence Road. Touch for map. Located on the south side of the Hurlburt Chapel and access to the base is restricted. Marker is at or near this postal address: 210 Cody Avenue, Hurlburt Field FL 32544, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Desert Shield and Desert Storm (a few steps from this marker); Operation Provide Comfort (a few steps from this marker); Operation Restore Hope (a few steps from this marker); Operations in Bosnia-Herzegovina
Okaloosa Armed Forces Memorial near Hurlburt Chapel. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, November 17, 2016
2. Okaloosa Armed Forces Memorial near Hurlburt Chapel.
(a few steps from this marker); Operation Uphold Democracy (within shouting distance of this marker); Operation Assured Response (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Hilliard A. Wilbanks (within shouting distance of this marker); O-1E Bird Dog (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hurlburt Field.
 
Categories. Air & SpaceHeroesMilitary
 
Okaloosa Armed Forces Memorial and the Hurlburt Chapel. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, November 17, 2016
3. Okaloosa Armed Forces Memorial and the Hurlburt Chapel.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 18, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 151 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 18, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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