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Vietnam War Memorial, Wheeler Park, Lake Havasu City, AZ
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker
N 34° 28.656 W 114° 20.304
11S E 744440 N 3818327
Quick Description: James A. Wheeler, United States Air Force, was the first Arizona pilot lost in South Vietnam.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 6/17/2010 6:26:42 AM
Waymark Code: WM9296
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member HANSENNI
Views: 18

Long Description:
Inscription:
December 15, 1965
James A. Wheeler Park and Freedom Fountain

Dedicated to Captain James A. Wheeler, United States Air Force, Tucson, Arizona, and all members of the armed services who have given their lives in the maintenance of freedom. Captain Wheeler was killed in combat April 18, 1965, over South Viet Nam, prior to the founding of Lake Havasu City February 1, 1964, the city's airport area was known as site six, an Air Force facility during World War II. The park and fountain commemorate this Air force heritage.

Wheeler Park Freedom Fountain
Re-dedicated by the Citizens of Lake Havasu City
February 12, 1995
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Placed by:: The Citizens of Lake Havasu City

Date Placed: 12/15/1965

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