Colonel Edsel J. "Coupe" DeVille, a War Memorial

Colonel Edsel J. "Coupe" DeVille, a War Memorial (HM1XD6)

Location: Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 Horry County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 40.096', W 78° 56.318'

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Colonel Deville, was born and raised in Eunice, Louisiana, in the heart of Cajun country. He received his bachelor's degree in industrial technology from Louisiana State University and his masters in business management from Georgia College.
Colonel Deville retired from the United States Air Force after serving our country for 28 years as a fighter pilot and Commander. He has logged more than 5,000 hours in 12 different aircraft. Among his numerous military decorations, he was awarded the Legion of Merit with two oak leaf clusters.
He was also designated a TOP GUN in the A-10 Aircraft, and volunteered for two combat tours in Vietnam, flying more than 400 combat missions. He was awarded three Distinguished Flying Crosses, one of which was for "Heroism in Combat."
Colonel Deville was first assigned to Myrtle Beach Air Force Base in April 1978 as Commander of the 355th Tactical Fighter Squadron flying the A-10. He returned to Myrtle Beach Air Force Base in 1987 for his last United States Air Force assignment as Base Commander. He retired from the United States Air Force in November 1989.
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HM NumberHM1XD6
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Date Added Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 691115 N 3727281
Decimal Degrees33.66826667, -78.93863333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 40.096', W 78° 56.318'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 40' 5.76" N, 78° 56' 19.08" W
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Area Code(s)803, 843
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4017 Deville St, Myrtle Beach SC 29577, US
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