BGen. Joseph J. Foss Historical

BGen. Joseph J. Foss Historical (HM1XY7)

Location: Mesa, AZ 85215 Maricopa County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 27.152', W 111° 44.128'

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Commemorative Air Force
Arizona Military Aviation
Walk of Honor
Proudly Recognizes
BGen. Joseph J. Foss
1915 — 2003
Medal of Honor

Brigadier General Joseph J. Foss was awarded the Medal of Honor while flying with Marine Fighting Squadron 121 at Guadalcanal in 1942-43. With 26 confirmed victories he was America's leading ace until 1944, and remains the leading Marine ace. Leaving the Corps as a major, Foss founded the South Dakota Air National Guard and led it as a brigadier general while serving as governor for four years. His post-war career included Commissioner of the American Football League and President of the NRA. A longtime Scottsdale resident, he died on January 1, 2003.     February 2012
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HM NumberHM1XY7
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Year Placed2012
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 431647 N 3701698
Decimal Degrees33.45253333, -111.73546667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 27.152', W 111° 44.128'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 27' 9.12" N, 111° 44' 7.68" W
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Area Code(s)480, 602
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2001-2053 N Greenfield Rd, Mesa AZ 85215, US
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