Hurlburt Field in Okaloosa County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
HH-3E “Jolly Green Giant”
Erected 1992 by the Hurlburt Field Memorial Air Park Council.
Location. 30° 24.825′ N, 86° 42.058′ W. Marker is in Hurlburt Field, Florida, in Okaloosa County. Marker can be reached from Cody Avenue. Touch for map. Located at the Hurlburt Field Memorial Air Park and access to the base is restricted. Marker is at or near this postal address: 315 Independence Road, Hurlburt Field FL 32544, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Operation Kingpin (a few steps from this marker); MH-53 Pave Low (a few steps from this marker); A-26 Counter-Invader (a few steps from this marker); Lieutenant Colonel William Atkinson Jones, III Major Bernard Francis Fisher (within shouting distance of this marker); A-1E Skyraider (within shouting distance of this marker); Combat Talon Aircrew S-59 (within shouting distance of this marker); Medal of Honor Recipients (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hurlburt Field.
Regarding HH-3E "Jolly Green Giant".
HH-3E tail #65-12784 history:
Delivered to the USAF on 30 May 1966, this helicopter provided Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) and transport services at multiple locations throughout Thailand, Vietnam, Japan, Philippines and in the United States at Suffolk Air National Guard Base, NY in 1984, Homestead AFB, FL in 1990 and Davis Monthan AFB, AZ in 1991.
Also see . . . Sikorsky HH-3E Jolly Green Giant Search and Rescue (SAR) Helicopter (1967). (Submitted on November 22, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • Air & Space • Military • War, Vietnam •
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 22, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 271 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 22, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.