Gen. Walter E. Boomer

Gen. Walter E. Boomer (HM157Q)

Location: Rich Square, NC 27869 Northampton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 16.361', W 77° 17.105'

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Born in Rich Square, General Boomer was Commanding General, Marine Central Command and First Marine Expeditionary force during Persian Gulf War 1990-91. Defended Saudia Arabia then led 90,00 Marines in battle to liberate Kuwait and to defeat the invasion force from Iraq. Became Assistant Commandant of Marine Corps 1992.
HM NumberHM157Q
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 5:25am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 294745 N 4016615
Decimal Degrees36.27268333, -77.28508333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 16.361', W 77° 17.105'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 16' 21.66" N, 77° 17' 6.30" W
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Area Code(s)252
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200 S Main St, Rich Square NC 27869, US
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