Vice Admiral Edward H. Martin

Vice Admiral Edward H. Martin (HM27G5)

Location: Coronado, CA 92118 San Diego County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 41.976', W 117° 11.584'

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Fitness and Liberty Complex

—For Extraordinary Heroism, Courageous Sacrifice, and Distinguished Service —

Edward H. Martin lived a life of selfless service. In July 1967, as executive officer of VA-34, he was shot down by surface-to-air missiles while leading a flight of A-4 Skyhawks from the USS Intrepid against targets in North Vietnam. For almost six years, he was held captive in Hanoi where he resisted brutal torture and isolation as a prisoner of war. Admiral Martin later rose to serve as Commander of Carrier Groups Two and Four, Commander US Sixth Fleet, and Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Air Warfare. A southern gentleman, patriot, warrior, and family man, Ed Martin tirelessly devoted his retirement to a host of charitable and civic organizations with spirited leadership and admirable dedication.
HM NumberHM27G5
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Date Added Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 at 4:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 481903 N 3618001
Decimal Degrees32.69960000, -117.19306667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 41.976', W 117° 11.584'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 41' 58.56" N, 117° 11' 35.04" W
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Area Code(s)619, 858
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1500 Rogers Rd, Coronado CA 92118, US
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