Sgt. John A. Pittman

Sgt. John A. Pittman (HM16NZ)

Location: Greenwood, MS 38930 Carroll County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 24.336', W 90° 5.568'

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Medal of Honor

The Medal of Honor is the highest award for valor in action against an enemy force which can be bestowed upon an individual serving in the Armed Services of the United States of America. Sgt. Pittman earned this medal by his actions in Korea on 26 November 1950 as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army. His actions were "above and beyond the call of duty" The Medal was conferred upon him by President Harry Truman.
HM NumberHM16NZ
Series This marker is part of the Medal of Honor Recipients series
Year Placed2005
Placed ByAmerican Legion Post 29, Greenwood, MS
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 8:26am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 770375 N 3700031
Decimal Degrees33.40560000, -90.09280000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 24.336', W 90° 5.568'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 24' 20.16" N, 90° 5' 34.08" W
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Area Code(s)662, 601
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 28300-28322 Co Rd 430, Greenwood MS 38930, US
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