Lt. Col. Howard Baugh, Tuskegee Airman

Lt. Col. Howard Baugh, Tuskegee Airman (HM2EH4)

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N 37° 13.984', W 77° 24.307'

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Howard Baugh (1920-2008) was born and raised in Petersburg. He graduated from what is now Virginia State University in 1941, joined the U.S. Army Air Corps, and completed pilot training at Tuskegee Army Air Field in 1942. Deployed to Sicily with the 99th Fighter Squadron, Baugh flew 135 combat missions during World War II and was credited with 1.5 aerial victories. He later served as Director of Flying Training at Tuskegee. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Legion of Honor, and the Congressional Gold Medal. A 2006 Virginia Aviation Hall of Fame inductee, he was buried in Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors.
HM NumberHM2EH4
Year Placed2017
Placed ByVirginia Department of Historic Resources
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Date Added Friday, February 22nd, 2019 at 10:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 286640 N 4123438
Decimal Degrees37.23306667, -77.40511667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.984', W 77° 24.307'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 59.04" N, 77° 24' 18.42" W
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