Rear Admiral Walter Lewis Chatham, USN (Ret) Historical

Rear Admiral Walter Lewis Chatham, USN (Ret) Historical (HM1XY9)

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

N 33° 27.152', W 111° 44.125'

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Commemorative Air Force
Arizona Military Aviation
Walk of Honor
Proudly Recognizes
Rear Admiral Walter Lewis Chatham, USN (Ret)
1934 —
Naval Aviator

Rear Admiral "Lew" Chatham, USN (Retired) has approximately 5,000 hours in over 30 different aircraft types, 1100 carrier arrested landings, 300 at night. Was a member of the Navy's "Blue Angels". He flew 366 combat missions in the Vietnam conflict. Operational commands included Attack Squadron 56, Carrier Air Wing 5, USS Hassayampa, USS Kitty Hawk, Carrier Group 6, and Task Force 70/77. Military awards include 6 Legion of Merit, 4 Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, 12 Air Medals, and 4 Navy Commendation Medals. Chatham retired in June 1987, and resides in SaddleBrooke, AZ.     February 2012
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HM NumberHM1XY9
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Year Placed2012
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 431652 N 3701698
Decimal Degrees33.45253333, -111.73541667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 27.152', W 111° 44.125'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 27' 9.12" N, 111° 44' 7.5" 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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