Lieutenant Colonel William H. Rutherford, a War Memorial

Lieutenant Colonel William H. Rutherford, a War Memorial (HM1XH1)

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

N 33° 39.887', W 78° 56.194'

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Lieutenant Colonel Rutherford, a native of Montgomery, Alabama, was a Command fighter pilot in the United States Air Force and the District of Columbia National Guard for more than 30 years. He was stationed at Myrtle Beach Air Force Base four times (1957, 1968, 1970 and 1976) during his career. Lieutenant Colonel Rutherford flew a number of aircraft including the F-86H, F-100D and A-7D. He was the Chief of Airfield Management at Myrtle Beach Air Force Base when he retired in November 1981. Lieutenant Colonel Rutherford had a tour in Vietnam in 1969 and 1970, where he flew 100 combat missions. His military awards and decorations in the Air Medal with four oak leaf clusters, Air Force Commendation Medal, Purple Heart, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal and the Meritorious Service Medal.
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HM NumberHM1XH1
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, March 25th, 2017 at 1:03am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 691314 N 3726898
Decimal Degrees33.66478333, -78.93656667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 39.887', W 78° 56.194'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 39' 53.22" N, 78° 56' 11.64" W
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Area Code(s)803, 843
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 781 Johnson Ave, Myrtle Beach SC 29577, US
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