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By Sandra Hughes, October 22, 2013
“Gooney Bird” Propeller Marker
Alabama (Lauderdale County), Florence — “Gooney Bird” Propeller
This Hamilton-Standard 23E50-505 hydromatic propeller is from Douglas Aircraft C-47 transport plane known as the Gooney Bird. The C-47s operated in both the European and Pacific theaters of W.W. II as troop and cargo transports, and initiated . . . — Map (db m69659) HM
Alabama (Lauderdale County), Florence — Lieutenant Colonel R. Edward Yeilding — United States Air Force
This F-4D Phantom is displayed in honor of Lt. Col. Edward Yeilding and all Veterans who served with the Phantom aircraft. Captain Ed Yeiding’s name is painted on the front canopy to honor his nine years flying Phantoms similar to this F-4D and . . . — Map (db m84028) HM
Alabama (Madison County), Huntsville — Cold War-Global 1945-/ Cold War-Germany 1945-1990
(side 1) Cold War-Global 1945- I am Petty Officer Richard Williamson, Jr. I am proud that my dad served on the first nuclear powered fast attack submarine, the USS Nautilus (SSN 571) which set all kinds of records in the 1950s . . . — Map (db m85491) HM WM
Alabama (Madison County), Huntsville — Korean War/ Cold War-Korea 1953-
(side 1) Korean War I am Carlos Jesus Rodriguez, Rifle Squad Leader in F(Fox) Company 31st Regimental Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division (The Bayonet Division). I was stationed in Japan. As an occupation Army, we GIs (Government . . . — Map (db m85535) HM WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Air University Commanders
Maj Gen Muir S. Fairchild February 1946 – May 1948 Maj Gen Robert W. Harper May 1948 – October 1948 Gen George C. Kenney November 1948 – July 1951 Lt Gen Idwal H. Edwards August 1951 – . . . — Map (db m64368) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Boeing B-52D "Stratofortress"
Remaining in operation longer than any bomber in U.S. military history, the B-52 was the Strategic Air Command's principal long-range heavy bomber from the time it became operational in 1955. Affectionately known as the BUFF (Big Ugly Fat . . . — Map (db m64474) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Establishment of Air University 1946
The Army Air Forces school was assigned its first commander, Major General Muir S. Fairchild, in February 1946, and renamed Air University in March. The dedication ceremony occurred 3 Sep 1946. The first classes at the Air War College and the . . . — Map (db m64370) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Expansion of Air University
During the early 1950’s, Air Force leaders decided to consolidate and relocate professional military and continuing education activities, as well as commissioning and specialized schools to Maxwell and Gunter Air Force Bases. ”(Air . . . — Map (db m64371) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — General Larry D. Welch — 12th Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force — Served 1951 - 1990, Aviation Cadet 1953
General (ret) Welch was born in 1934 in Guymon, Okla., and graduated from Liberal (Kan.) High School in 1952. He enlisted in the Kansas National Guard in October 1951, serving with the 161st Armored Field Artillery until enlisting in the U.S. . . . — Map (db m64500) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Joint Programs
Air University began new Air War College and Air Command and Staff College programs in 1987 which met newly mandated “Joint” education requirements. These programs emphasized joint war fighting. ”The basic reason for the . . . — Map (db m64378) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — McDonnell Douglas F-4D "Phantom II"
First flown in May 1958, the Phantom II originally was developed for U.S. Navy fleet defense and entered service in 1961. The USAF evaluated it for close air support, interdiction, and counter-air operations and, in 1962, approved a USAF . . . — Map (db m64504) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — McDonnell RF-101C "Voodoo"
Ordered in 1951 by the Strategic Air command as a long-range escort fighter, the F-101 lineage included several versions: Low-altitude fighter-bomber; photo-reconnaissance; two-seat interceptor; and transition trainer. To accelerate production, . . . — Map (db m64503) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — North American F-100D "Super Sabre"
Developed as a follow-on to the F-86 Sabrejet used in the Korean Conflict, the F-100 was the world's first production airplane capable of flying faster than the speed of sound in level flight (760 mph). The prototype, the YF-100A, made its first . . . — Map (db m64553) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — North American F-86A "Sabre"
The F-86, the USAF's first swept-wing jet fighter, made its initial flight on October 1, 1947. The first production mode flew on May 20, 1948, and on September 15, 1948, an F-86A set a new world speed record of 670.9 mph. Originally designed as . . . — Map (db m64586) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Northrop T-38A "Talon"
In the mid-1950s, the USAF required a trainer with higher performance than the T-33 to better prepare student pilots for the latest tactical aircraft that were then coming into service. The aircraft chosen was the T-38A which offered high . . . — Map (db m64433) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Reorganization
During the late 1950’s three courses at Air Command and Staff College: the Weapons course, the Squadron Officer course, and the Academic Instructor course, became separate schools under the AU umbrella. ”…It is regrettable that what . . . — Map (db m64373) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Reorganization
HQ USAF realigned AU under Air Training Command (ATC) in 1978. For five years AU remained a part of ATC. On 1 July 1983, AU regained its major command status. ROTC was reassigned to ATC. The College of Aerospace Doctrine, Research and Education, . . . — Map (db m64376) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Republic F-105D "Thunderchief"
In 1951, Republic Aviation began a project to develop a supersonic tactical fighter-bomber to replace the F-84F. The result was the F-105 "Thunderchief," later affectionately nicknamed the "Thud." The prototype YF-105A first flew on October 22, . . . — Map (db m64505) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Jon D. Harston
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Jon D. Harston Staff Sergeant Jon D. Harston distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in military operations against an opposing armed force . . . — Map (db m95475) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Timothy A. Wilkinson
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Timothy A. Wilkinson Technical Sergeant Timothy A. Wilkinson distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in military operations against an . . . — Map (db m95474) WM
Alaska (Juneau Borough), Juneau — Alaska Native Veterans Memorial
Monument against east wall of house off Whittier Way: This memorial is dedicated to all Alaska Native Veterans, Southeast who served in the United States Armed Forces. Let us not dwell on their passing but remember their . . . — Map (db m69127) WM
Arizona (Pima County), Green Valley — Titan II Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Museum
Tucson Air Museum Foundation of Pima County Titan II Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Museum Established May 8, 1986 571st SMS, 390th SMW Davis-Monthan AFB Strategic Alert July 1963 – November 1982 National . . . — Map (db m26926) HM
Arkansas (Benton County), Bella Vista — Cold War

The Cold War was a period of East-West competition, tension, and conflict short of full-scale war. It was characterized by mutual perceptions of hostile intention between military-political alliances or blocs. Quoting from a Veterans of Foreign . . . — Map (db m92218) HM WM

Arkansas (Benton County), Bella Vista — United States Commanders in Chief

[Written on the initial marker, provided for context] Our Constitution names the President of the United States the Commander in Chief of all the Armed Forces. Presidents who have served in our military are displayed on the following . . . — Map (db m92424) HM WM

Arkansas (Benton County), Rogers — F-101B Voodoo
USAF Century Series aircraft flown by active interceptor squadrons, the Air Defense Command, and the Air National Guard from 1959 - 1983. The Voodoo is well known for its NATO role as a nuclear deterrent during the Cold War. The RF-101 . . . — Map (db m62520) HM
Arkansas (Carroll County), Eureka Springs — The Berlin Wall — Actual 10 x 10 Section

• Between 1945-1961 2.7 million escaped East Germany • In 1960, 200,000 East Germans escaped to Freedom • Order given to build Wall - Sunday, Aug. 13, 1961 Construction began Aug. 16, 1961; completed 2 mos. later • Initially 6 ft. . . . — Map (db m80171) HM

Arkansas (Washington County), Fayetteville — Replica of the Statue of Liberty

With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States

The Boy Scouts of America

dedicate this copy of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and and . . . — Map (db m92306) HM

California (Los Angeles County), Palmdale — Blackbird Air Park — Air Force Plant 42
[Panel #1] Blackbird Wind Tunnel Model (One-Twelfth Scale) Aircraft models such as this are used in high-speed wind tunnels to test aerodynamic shapes, stresses, and temperatures. This particular model was used for testing all . . . — Map (db m51182) HM
California (Los Angeles County), San Pedro — Battery Osgood-Farley Historic Site — "Home of the Fort MacArthur Museum" — Battle Honors, Third Coast Artillery
+ Battle Honors Third Coast Artillery War of 1812 Fort Nelson, VA. - June 22, 1813 Fort Oswego, NY. - May 5-6, 1814 Mexican War Palo Alto - May 8. 1846 Resaca de La Palma - May 9, 1846 Monterey - Sept. 21-23, 1846 Vera . . . — Map (db m81750) HM
California (Marin County), Tiburon — Ayala Cove
Lieut. Juan de Ayala of the Royal Spanish Navy sailed through the Golden Gate on Aug. 5, 1775. He commanded the packet-boat San Carlos, which was the first known ship in the waters of San Francisco Bay. On the 13th day of August, Ayala anchored this . . . — Map (db m69206) HM
California (Marin County), Tiburon — Cold War Defense
In 1954 Angel Island became one of nineteen Nike Missile sites in the Bay Area. There were three underground magazines, each storing 12 Nike – Ajax anti-aircraft missiles. The missiles had a range of 25 miles and were raised to the surface by . . . — Map (db m69253) HM
California (Mono County), Lee Vining — Navy Beach
During the Cold War, Mono County was home to one of many remote facilities used by the US Military to test new weapons and weapons systems. A "secret military installation" operated by the US Navy was located along the south shoreline of Mono . . . — Map (db m20739) HM
California (Riverside County), Blythe — 127 — Desert Strike
In May 1964, U.S. Strike Command (STRICOM) launched the largest military war game since World War II. Known as Joint Exercise Desert Strike, this two-week training exercise simulated a nuclear air and ground battle between the mythical governments . . . — Map (db m78531) HM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — McClellan Air Force Base
[Panel 1a:] The 1930s With war clouds gathering over the Pacific, in 1936 Congress authorized the construction of the Sacramento Air Depot. The Army Air Corp envisioned that the new depot would support operations on the West Coast, . . . — Map (db m57199) WM
California (San Bernardino County), Ludlow — 139 — Project Carryall
...and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more. Micah 4:3 With the end of World War II and the onset of the Cold . . . — Map (db m78521) HM
California (Santa Barbara County), Vandenberg Air Force Base — American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Historic Aerospace Site — Vandenberg Air Force Base
Bearing witness to the birth of the Space Age, Vandenberg Air Force Base has been the launch site of many of America's missiles and rockets, from military missions to voyages of exploration. Here launched the first polar orbiting satellite . . . — Map (db m81129) HM
California (Santa Barbara County), Vandenberg Air Force Base — Ronald W. Reagan Missile Defense Site
Dedicated to Ronald W. Reagan 40th President of the United States of America For his steadfast commitment to develop and deploy missile defenses to protect our nation, our forces, our allies and friends "Wouldn't it be better to . . . — Map (db m81108) WM
Colorado (El Paso County), Colorado Springs — B-52D Stratofortress — "Diamond Lil" — 1957 - 1983
Dedicated to the men and women of the Strategic Air Command who flew and maintained the B-52D throughout its 26-year history in the command. Aircraft 55-083, with over 15,000 flying hours, is one of two B-52Ds credited with a confirmed MIG . . . — Map (db m43208) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Cold War
World War II ended in 1945 with the surrender of Germany and Japan, but it was an uneasy peace that followed. Although the U.S.S.R. had been America’s ally during the war, after the war, the Soviet Union asserted control over eastern Europe, . . . — Map (db m48405) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Stonington — USS Pawcatuck Veterans Monument
In Honor Of All Veterans Who Served During The Cold War – 1940’s to 1990’s ----------------------------------------------- USS Pawcatuck AO-108 A Fleet Oiler Named After The Pawcatuck River A Joint Project of Harvey P. Chase VFW . . . — Map (db m68231) WM
Delaware (Kent County), Dover — KC-68 — Hangar 1301
Constructed in 1944, Hangar 1301 served as the headquarters and engineering facility for the 4146th Base Unit from 1944 to 1946. Highly secret testing and development work was done here on air-launched rocket weapons. Aircraft used in testing ranged . . . — Map (db m50623) HM
Delaware (Kent County), Dover — T-33A Shooting Star
The two-seater T-33 was developed as a variant of Lockheed's P-80 fighter which had a high accident rate until more training with an onboard instructor reversed that trend. In service for over 50 years, the T-33, known as the Shooting Star of . . . — Map (db m50626) HM
Delaware (Sussex County), Lewes — The U.S. Navy at Cape Henlopen — A Century of Service
The United States Navy's ties to Cape Henlopen spanned nearly 100 years. The Navy first came to the Cape in 1898 to build a signal tower during the Spanish American War. In the 20th century, the Navy kept a communications station he, beginning with . . . — Map (db m79201) HM
District of Columbia, Washington — Lithuania's March to Freedom — Keeping a Nation Alive — Adams Morgan Heritage Trail
Since 1924 this mansion has housed representatives of the Republic of Lithuania, even during the 50 years when the country was occupied by the Soviet Union. In the late 1700s, the Russian Empire annexed Lithuania's territory, ending the . . . — Map (db m82751) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Downtown — Victims of Communism Memorial, — National Mall and Memorial Parks, Washington, D.C. — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
“These voices cry out to all, and they’re legion,” President George W. Bush, June 12, 2007" The Victims of Communism Memorial enshrines the more than 100 million men, women, and children struck down by 20th century totalitarian . . . — Map (db m36178) WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Edward Teller — Professor of Physics, 1935 to 1945
This plaque commemorates the seminal research of the renowned Dr. Edward Teller during his tenure at The George Washington University. By agreement with GW Professor George Gamow, President Cloyd Heck Marvin invited the Hungarian-born Teller to . . . — Map (db m47326) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), National Mall — German-American Friendship Garden — Celebrating 300 Years of Friendship — National Mall and Memorial Parks, Washington, D.C.
“One magnificent symbol of the bonds that tie our two great peoples together is the German-American Friendship Garden. This symbol of eternally renewing growth and strength will be dedicated this autumn here in the Capital. In its . . . — Map (db m38849) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Northwest — Taras Shevchenko Memorial
[Inscription on south face of the Shevchenko statue base:] Taras Shevchenko 1814-1861 Bard of Ukraine [Inscription on north face of statue base:] Dedicated to the Liberation, Freedom and Independence of all . . . — Map (db m31136) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southeast — Welcome Aboard the Display Ship BARRY (DD-993)(sic)
BARRY is named after Commodore John Barry. She is the third vessel to bear the name of the illustrious Revolutionary War naval hero. The ship was built in 1954 in Bath Iron Works, Bath Maine; and commissioned on September 7th, 1956 in Boston, . . . — Map (db m89976) HM WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Tenleytown — 7 — In Touch with the World — Top of the Town — Tenleytown Heritage Trail
“Tenley Tower,” behind you, dates from the mid-1940s. Western Union Telegraph Co. built it as part of an experimental system using microwaves to transmit telegrams in the mid-Atlantic region. This new technology helped erase telegraph . . . — Map (db m51838) HM
Florida (Brevard County), Satellite Beach — United States Air Force — 1976 - 2075
The men and women of the Air Force Eastern Test Range proudly dedicate this monument to our national progress in missile and space technology in recognition of the American revolution Bicentennial. Erected on site of support elements for early space . . . — Map (db m57602) HM
Florida (Miami-Dade County), Florida City — F-739 — Operation Pedro Pan — Operaciσn Pedro Pan
On this site, which was officially known as the Florida City Shelter of the Catholic Welfare Bureau’s Children’s Program, thousands of Operation Pedro Pan children found refuge from Communist Cuba between 1961 and 1966. Operation Pedro Pan was . . . — Map (db m71917) HM
Florida (Miami-Dade County), Miami — The Tower of Snow — Enrique Martνnez Celaya — American (born in Cuba, 1964)
2012, Bronze 132 x 89 x 64 in. The Tower of Snow by distinguished Cuban-born artist Enrique Martνnez Celaya honors the 50th anniversary of Operation Pedro Pan, which brought thousands of Cuban children, without their parents, to the United States in . . . — Map (db m71941) HM
Florida (Monroe County), Islamorada — Rafters
This plaque is in memory of the many Cubans who were desperate to leave Castros' communist Cuba. They left their homes and families trying to cross the 90 miles of sea in rafts, innertubes or anything that would float. Not knowing what rough . . . — Map (db m83553) HM
Florida (Monroe County), Key West — The Little White House
Built in 1890 on the waterfront as a two-family dwelling for the base commandant and paymaster, this building was known as Quarters A and B. It was converted into a single-family residence in 1911. President William Howard Taft visited this site in . . . — Map (db m32659) HM
Georgia (Ben Hill County), Fitzgerald — 009-3 — Jefferson Davis Memorial State Park
On May 4, 1865, Jefferson Davis arrived in Washington, Georgia (178 miles NE of the Park), where he performed his last duties as President of the Confederate States of America. Shortly thereafter, with a small staff and escort, he departed enroute . . . — Map (db m40378) HM
Georgia (Camden County), Kings Bay — USS George Bancroft — Forty-one for Freedom Cold War Warrior Peace through Deterrance
USS George Bancroft SSBN- 643 Commissioned 22 January 1966   Decommissioned 21 September 1993 (Associated Sponsor plaque excerpt) USS George Bancroft SSBN- 643 was a 640-class Fleet Ballistic Missile (FBM) submarine homeported in . . . — Map (db m68749) HM
Georgia (Crisp County), Cordele — Titan I Missile
This is the site of Confederate Air Force Pad No. 1 Holding 98', this giant missile was dismantled in California and flown to Warner Robins Air Force Base. The missile was then transported along I-75 to Cordele. The . . . — Map (db m55339) HM
Georgia (Muscogee County), Columbus — 1918 Diamond Jubilee 1993 Camp Benning / Fort Benning
Side 1: In October 1918, the Infantry School of Arms was established on 80 acres of land near here. Camp Benning, later Fort Benning, was named in honor of Confederate Infantry General Lewis Benning, a Columbus resident. The camp’s first . . . — Map (db m23176) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — 872 — 17th Kentucky Infantry (USA)
17th Kentucky Inf. U.S. vols. Map (db m62498) HM WM
Idaho (Butte County), Arco — 297 — Nuclear Reactors
Since 1949, more nuclear reactors – over 50 of them – have been built on this plain than anywhere else in the world. This 900-square-mile Idaho National Laboratory is the birthplace of the Nuclear Navy. Commercial power reactor . . . — Map (db m70447) HM
Idaho (Shoshone County), Avery — Little in Name Only
[Cyrillic text] (Little Joes, The Locomotives Big Joe Stalin Never Got!) Made for Joseph Stalin’s Soviet Union, the United States embargoed these magnificent locomotives as strategic material at the start of the “Cold . . . — Map (db m45633) HM
Illinois (Lee County), Dixon — Berlin Wall Replica
General Secretary Gorbachev, if you seek peace-- if you seek prosperity for the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe-- if you seek liberalization. come here, to this gate. Mr. Gorbachev. Open this gate. Mr. Gorbachev. Tear down this . . . — Map (db m78278) HM
Illinois (Lee County), Dixon — The Wings of Peace and Freedom
In 1991 Nick Tanev, an immigrant to the United States from Bulgaria, presented to then Mayor James Dixon and the City of Dixon, the sculpture called “The Wings of Peace and Freedom.” The presentation was made during a sister cities . . . — Map (db m78277) HM
Iowa (Cerro Gordo County), Mason City — Replica of the Statue of Liberty
With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States The Boy Scouts of America dedicate this replica of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and loyalty . . . — Map (db m89676) HM
Iowa (Montgomery County), Red Oak — Iowa National Guard Memorial — 1879 - 1979 — Red Oak

To Honor All Who Served — Map (db m87967) WM

Kansas (Anderson County), Garnett — Replica of the Statue of Liberty

Presented to The Citizens of Garnett by Ben and Lena Kay honoring Garnett Boy Scout Troop No. 126

July 4, 1950 — Map (db m89195) HM

Kansas (Clay County), Clay Center — M60 Tank

Weight 52 tons Crew 4 men Engine VV12 diesel 750 horsepower Fuel cap. 385 gals Cruising range 310 Ave. speed 35 m.p.h. 1963 cost $235,000 Armament 105mm main gun M85 50 cal. M219 7.62 mach. gun

Donated by Co. C 2nd . . . — Map (db m81010) WM

Kansas (Ellis County), Hays — Replica of the Statue of Liberty
With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States The Boy Scouts of America dedicate this replica of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and loyalty . . . — Map (db m95332) HM
Kansas (Geary County), Fort Riley — M113 Armored Personnel Carrier

Armament: .50 cal. machine gun Crew: 2 plus 11 infantry Weight: 24,600 lbs Speed: 42 mph Range: 300 miles

The M113 was introduced in 1960 and used by the 1st Infantry Division as the primary armored personnel carrier throughout the . . . — Map (db m80746) HM

Kansas (Geary County), Fort Riley — The Atomic Cannon
Model. M65 280 m.m. Weight. 42,500 lbs. Length. 42 feet (1) One of only (3) three in existence, the other two are located at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma and the U.S. Army Ordinance Center in Aberdeen, Maryland. It was placed in service November 17, 1952 . . . — Map (db m60887) HM
Kansas (Johnson County), Overland Park — Replica of the Statue of Liberty
With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States The Boy Scouts of America dedicate this replica of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and loyalty . . . — Map (db m93455) HM
Kansas (Kingman County), Kingman — Replica of the Statue of Liberty
With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States The Boy Scouts of America dedicate this copy of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and loyalty . . . — Map (db m62635) HM
Kansas (Labette County), Parsons — Replica of the Statue of Liberty
With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States The Boy Scouts of America dedicate this replica of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and loyalty . . . — Map (db m93368) HM
Kansas (Lyon County), Emporia — Lebanon, Grenada, and Panama Veterans Memorial
In honor of Veterans who served in Lebanon and Grenada August 24, 1981 - July 31, 1984 Panama December 20, 1989 - January 31, 1990 — Map (db m49833) HM
Kansas (Rush County), LaCrosse — Replica of the Statue of Liberty
With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States The Boy Scouts of America dedicate this replica of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and loyalty . . . — Map (db m95333) HM
Kansas (Russell County), Russell — Replica of the Statue of Liberty
With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States The Boy Scouts of America dedicate this copy of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and loyalty . . . — Map (db m95331) HM
Kansas (Saline County), Salina — M60 Main Battle Tank
The M60 Main Battle Tank was developed to take the place of the aging M48 Patton Tank. It began production in 1959 and included an improved 105mm Main gun instead of the 90mm and a 750 cu. in. diesel engine instead of the gas engine of the . . . — Map (db m57174) HM
Kansas (Saline County), Salina — Replica of the Statue of Liberty
With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States

The Boy Scouts of America

dedicate this copy of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and and . . . — Map (db m92191) HM

Kansas (Sedgwick County), Wichita — Fifty Star Flag — Bicentennial Flag Memorial
With the admission of Alaska in 1959 and Hawaii in 1960, the present fifty-star flag came into being. Like other flags of our nation, the fifty-star flag has seen the varied conditions that can beset a dynamic association of peoples. Under it, the . . . — Map (db m56971) HM
Kansas (Shawnee County), Topeka — Palm Park
Main marker: Dedicated in Memory of Major Willard G. Palm who died while serving his country 1921 - 1960 Major Willard G. Palm and his fellow crew members *Maj. Eugene E. Posa, *Capt. Oscar L. Goforth, *Capt. Dean B. Phillips, Capt. . . . — Map (db m20547) WM
Kansas (Stafford County), Saint John — Replica of the Statue of Liberty
With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States The Boy Scouts of America dedicate this copy of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and loyalty . . . — Map (db m95334) HM
Kentucky (Fulton County), Hickman — Elvis J. Stahr, Jr. — March 9, 1916 - November 11, 1998
Born in Hickman, Mr. Stahr became one of the towns most decorated citizens. Having studied in England as a Rhodes Scholar, Mr. Stahr went on to become President John F. Kennedy's selection as Secretary of the Army in 1961. During his tenure, the . . . — Map (db m18448) HM
Kentucky (McCracken County), Paducah — Dawn of the Atomic Age
Urgency was the order of the day, as construction of the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant, TVA's Shawnee Steam Plant, and Electric Energy Inc.'s Joppa, Il Steam Plant all began early in 1951. Recognizing the importance to national security, workers . . . — Map (db m48696) HM
Louisiana (Rapides Parish), Alexandria — North American F-86 Sabre
The Flying Tigers flew the F-86, one of the first swept-wing jet fighters, in the early 1950s. Known as the 23rd Fighter Interceptor Group, the unit provided air defense for the Northeastern United States while stationed at Presque Isle AFB, Maine. . . . — Map (db m10112) HM
Louisiana (Saint Mary Parish), Patterson — Big - Fast - Deadly — F4 Phantom — 1958-1996 (Navy, Air Force, Marines)
This plane’s last flight was into Memphis, TN. It was towed by truck through Memphis to a rock quarry on the Mississippi River. There, it was loaded onto a rock barge and brought to Morgan City. Once there, it was crane lifted off of the barge and . . . — Map (db m93563) HM
Maine (Pistaquis County), Greenville — Greenville Maine 1963 B-52 Elephant Mountain Crash Site
In memory of those who lost their lives in the B-52 crash of 24 Jan 1963.

Lt.Col. Joe S. Simpson Jr. Maj. William W. Gabriel Maj. Herbert L. Hansen Maj.Robert J. Hill Maj. Robert J. Morrison Capt. Charles G. Leuchter T-Sgt. Michael F. O'Keefe . . . — Map (db m95834) HM

Maryland (Allegany County), Barton — Major Robert E. Townley
In loving memory of Major Robert E. Townley, Strategic Air Command, May 3, 1921 - Jan. 13, 1964. — Map (db m67308) HM
Maryland (Anne Arundel County), Fort Meade — Cavalry Area — Fort George G. Meade — United States Army
As the Cold War intensified in the late 1940s, security of the nation's Capital became a major concern of Defense Department planners. To protect the Capital, a ring of conventional and nuclear weapons was established around Washington, D.C. As part . . . — Map (db m19643) HM
Maryland (Anne Arundel County), Fort Meade — EA-3B Skywarrior — ... to the memory of all the U.S. Naval aircrews that gave their lives ...
[Panel 1:] The EA-3B Skywarrior was in service for more than three decades in the U.S. Navy’s secret reconnaissance war against the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact. Conceived at the dawn of th Cold War as an aircraft carrier-based nuclear . . . — Map (db m17025) HM
Maryland (Anne Arundel County), Fort Meade — National Vigilance Park
On September 2, 1958 Soviet MIG Fighters shot down United States Air Force C-130 #60528 over Armenia. This memorial is dedicated in memory of the seventeen airmen who perished that day, and their Armed Forces compatriots who were killed, . . . — Map (db m2923) HM
Maryland (Anne Arundel County), Fort Meade — U.S.S. Liberty
In memory of the men who gave their lives on June 8, 1967 in support of our freedom and happiness while serving aboard the U.S.S. Liberty (AGTR-5). LCDR P.M Armstrong, USN LT J.C. Pierce, USN LT S.S. Toth, USN CTC M.D. Smith, USN CTC . . . — Map (db m19705) WM
Maryland (Frederick County), Thurmont — Thurmont Memorial Park
Dedicated to the memory of all the men and women of this community who have served their country. In memory of the unknown veterans who gave their all in the service of their country. Established by the Town of Thurmont with the help . . . — Map (db m14030) WM
Maryland (Garrett County), Grantsville — Crash of a United States B-52 Bomber — Mountain District American Legion Monument
This monument is dedicated to the citizens of this area who gave their time and their energy and their skill, for more than five days in sub zero weather and deep snow, to assist the air and ground rescue teams in recovering the victims of a crash . . . — Map (db m71195) HM
Maryland (Garrett County), Grantsville — Robert Lee Payne
In memory of Robert Lee Payne, Major U.S.A.F., who died here from the crash of a B-52 Jan. 13, 1964. A kind and loving husband and father. — Map (db m67300) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Gaithersburg — Nike Missile Local Park
This park occupies seven parcels of land in Montgomery county used by the U. S. Army for the air defense of Washington D.C. from the mid-1950's to the mid-1970's In the early days of the Cold War, the Soviet Union produced high-speed high-altitude . . . — Map (db m61671) HM
Minnesota (Dakota County), Inver Grove Heights — B-52 Crash Site — Cold War Veterans Memorial
On this spot on September 16, 1958, a U.S. Air force B-52D bomber crashed while on a Cold War training mission originating from Loring Air Force Base, Limestone, Maine. Seven crewmen gave their lives for their country. They were: Captain Wm. C. . . . — Map (db m45193) HM
Minnesota (Ramsey County), Saint Paul — Hubert H. Humphrey — 1911 - 1978
[Major accomplishments on statue base] Vice President · U.S. Senator · Mayor Peace Corps · Civil Rights Nuclear Test Ban Treaty [Adjoining panels read] Mayor, City of Minneapolis 1945-1948 United States Senator 1949-1964, . . . — Map (db m79385) HM
Minnesota (Saint Louis County), Proctor — Gonyea, Verville and National Guardsmen Memorial
Dedicated in memory of Sherman L. Gonyea Capt. Minn ANG 1937 - 1971 James L. Verville Capt. Minn ANG 1940 - 1971 who died in the crash of their F-101 jet interceptor on 17 December 1971 and so gave their lives for that . . . — Map (db m78612) WM
Missouri (Bates County), Butler — Replica of the Statue of Liberty

With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States

The Boy Scouts of America

dedicate this copy of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and and . . . — Map (db m93626) HM

Missouri (Callaway County), Fulton — The Berlin Wall
Following the defeat of Nazi Germany in 1945, the country was divided into four zones of occupation by the World War II Allies. The United States, Great Britain, France and the Soviet Union. Berlin, located deep within the Soviet zone also was . . . — Map (db m59080) HM
Missouri (Callaway County), Fulton — The National Winston Churchill Museum
Commemorates Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech delivered at Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri on March 5, 1946, in which he warned:

"From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic an IRON CURTAIN has descended across the Continent. . . . — Map (db m59085) HM

Missouri (Callaway County), Fulton — Winston Churchill's "Iron Curtain" Speech — Westminster College Gymnasium
In this building 5 March 1946 the Right Honorable Winston Churchill Wartime Prime Minister of Great Britain delivered his "Iron Curtain" Speech having been introduced by Harry S. Truman President of the United . . . — Map (db m70417) HM
Missouri (Clay County), Liberty — Replica of the Statue of Liberty
With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States The Boy Scouts of America Dedicate this copy of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and loyalty 40th . . . — Map (db m68481) HM
Missouri (Clay County), North Kansas City — Replica of the Statue of Liberty
With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States The Boy Scouts of America dedicate this replica of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and loyalty . . . — Map (db m73540) HM
Missouri (Greene County), Springfield — USS Nathanael Greene — SSBN-636
This memorial is dedicated to all U.S. submarine sailors both living and deceased that dared to "take her deep," and especially those submariners that manned the fleet ballistic missile submarine USS NATHANAEL GREENE SSBN-636 . . . — Map (db m70341) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — Replica of the Statue of Liberty
With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States The Boy Scouts of America Dedicate this copy of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and loyalty . . . — Map (db m68494) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Replica of the Statue of Liberty
With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States The Boy Scouts of America dedicate this replica of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and loyalty . . . — Map (db m88255) HM
Missouri (Johnson County), Whiteman AFB — 37th ARRS Memorial — 11 June 1982
On 11 June 1982, six Airmen perished while performing missile convoy duty. This memorial is to remind those who serve to defend our nation of the ultimate sacrifice these men made fulfilling their commitment to peace and freedom. This . . . — Map (db m77309) HM WM
Missouri (Lafayette County), Lexington — Replica of the Statue of Liberty
With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States The Boy Scouts of America dedicate this copy of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and loyalty . . . — Map (db m90904) HM
Nebraska (Lancaster County), Lincoln — 376 — Lincoln Army Air Field - Lincoln Air Force Base
Lincoln Army Air Field was constructed in 1942 on the former Lincoln Municipal Airport. The 2,750-acre property was leased to the army by the City of Lincoln. The base provided technical training for aircraft mechanics, basic training for army . . . — Map (db m66966) HM
Nebraska (Otoe County), Nebraska City — 468 — U.S. Air Force Atlas Missile Site
The Atlas-F ICBM (operational 1961-65) was an important component of national defense during the Cold War. Twelve Atlas sites, one located half a mile west, were manned by the 551st Strategic Missile Squadron, Lincoln Air Force Base. On November . . . — Map (db m54341) HM
Nevada (Clark County), Las Vegas — Neon / Atomic Testing
This is a two sided marker Side A: Neon Neon lighting, introduced in Paris in 1910, offered a brilliant, and efficient, alternative to the incandescent light bulb. In the United States, neon's popularity soared, used to advertise . . . — Map (db m47755) HM
New Hampshire (Sullivan County), Charlestown — Charlestown War Memorial
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New Jersey (Bergen County), Hackensack — Polaris A-1 Missle
Prime Contractor: Lockheed Missiles and Space Company Type: Fleet Ballistic Missile (FBM) Diameter: 4’ – 6” Length: 28’ Weight: 28,000 lbs Wing or Fin Span: None Power Plant: Solid Propellant Speed: Hypersonic Range: 1,380 miles . . . — Map (db m64477) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Hackensack — Regulus I SSM-N-8 — Submarine Launched Surface to Surface Missile
Specifications: Diameter: 56”       Length: 32’ – 2” Weight: 10,311 lbs       Wings: 21’ – 0” Range: 500 Nautical Miles Engines: Ramjet Warhead: 3,000 lbs or a 10 kiloton nuclear device Navigation: Radio controlled by . . . — Map (db m64479) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Hackensack — Talos SAM-N-6 — Ship Launched Surface to Air Missile
Specifications: Diameter: 28” Length: 19’-2” Weight: 2,700 lbs Wings: 9’-2” Range: 65 Miles Engines: Ramjet Warhead: Conventional 300 lbs - Nuclear Navigation: Radio Controlled Booster: 2,950 lbs of Thrust Solid Fuel First . . . — Map (db m64493) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Hackensack — Terrier SAM-N-7 — Ship Launched Surface to Air Missile
Specifications: Diameter: 12” Length: 27 ft Weight: 3000 lbs Wings: 47” Range: 15 Miles – Ceiling of 10 Miles Warhead: 218 lbs Navigation: Radio Controlled Speed: Mach 1.8 Booster: 1,290 lbs of Thrust The Terrier Missile was . . . — Map (db m64492) HM
New Jersey (Camden County), Camden — USS New Jersey Marine Detachments
Dedicated to the memory of the Marines of the Marine Detachments that served aboard the USS New Jersey from 1942–1991 Sember Fidelis — Map (db m7432) WM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Raven Rock — Uranium Ore
Found here in 1956 near Raven Rock. Mining company formed by prospectors responding to the cold war craze was never commercially viable. — Map (db m34266) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Highlands — Nike Missile Site
Missiles emerged from silos beneath the pavement, and waited on launching racks while radar tracked the skies. During the 1950’s – the Cold War Era – Nike missiles were stationed here to defend the New York-Philadelphia corridor against . . . — Map (db m41714) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Red Bank — 1941-2007 Red Bank Veterans Monument
Four sided monument ingraved with names of veterans serving from 1941 through 2007. Map (db m12974) WM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Rumson — 1945 - 2005 Rumson Veterans Monument
1945 - 1955 Berlin Cold War Korea [127 names are engraved for the decade 1955-1965] 1955 - 1965 Berlin Cuba Lebanon Taiwan Vietnam [72 names are engraved for the decade 1955-1965] 1965 - 1975 Cambodia . . . — Map (db m13042) WM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Sandy Hook — Nike Ajax Explosion Memorial
Nike Ajax Explosion Battery B. 526th Missile Battalion Leonardo, New Jersey In Memoriam 22 May 1958 Sgt. Daniel J. Lavengood Sgt. Jerome W. Mould SP3 Walter E. Berry SP3 William I. Cochran PFC Donald L. Marsh Pvt. Nicklos J. Composino Ord. Corps . . . — Map (db m22642) HM
New Jersey (Morris County), Picatinny Arsenal — 1500 Former Army Rocket Test Area Historic District (1946-1989)
This area served as Picatinny’s rocket engine test facility where functional and performance tests were conducted. The following rockets were tested here: Redstone, Honest John (first U.S. tactical nuclear weapon), Loki, Nike Ajax, Shillelagh, . . . — Map (db m53087) HM
New Jersey (Morris County), Picatinny Arsenal — NARTS Test Area D & E Historic Districts (1946-1989)
The Naval Air Rocket Test Station (NARTS) was grouped into eight (8) test area located along Snake Hill and Lake Denmark Roads. Utilized by both the Navy and a private company, Reaction Motors, Inc., these areas were considered to be the Navy’s . . . — Map (db m59726) HM
New Mexico (Bernalillo County), Kirtland Air Force Base — "Hercules Way"
Dedicated 2 April 1987 In Memory of the Crew of King 11 Lt Col Stephen J. Tullis Capt David S. Miller · Capt William L. Stogsdill TSgt John R. McGee · TSgt Antonio C. Medina SSgt Michael D. Perron · SSgt Robert W. Kimbrell · SSgt Johnny . . . — Map (db m81240) HM
New Mexico (Bernalillo County), Kirtland Air Force Base — Rescue Memorial Park
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New Mexico (Bernalillo County), Kirtland Air Force Base — Taco Park
Dedicated to the Memory of Lt Col "CATO" Williams "Sierra Hotel" Fighter Pilot 1967-1992 188th Fighter Squadron "The Tacos" New Mexico Air National Guard — Map (db m81241) WM
New Mexico (Chaves County), Roswell — Atlas Missile Silos
During the Cold War (1946-1989), this area became home for twelve Atlas missile silo sites — America’s first operational Intercontinental Ballistic Missile system. They protected the Strategic Air Command facilities at Walker Air Force Base . . . — Map (db m73724) HM
New Mexico (Dona Ana County), Las Cruces — Nike Hercules Missile
Anti-aircraft missiles like this Nike Hercules once stood guard around many major U.S. cities and facilities during the Cold War. They were capable of knocking down high-flying, fast-moving bombers with high-explosive warheads or, equipped with a . . . — Map (db m38295) HM
New York (Kings County), Brooklyn — Lt. Kenneth E Aimee
In Memory of Lt. Kenneth Aimee, 331st Fighter Squadron, Who gave his life in the service of his country: July 8, 1954. This memorial lovingly erected by friends and neighbors of this community — Map (db m19305) WM
New York (New York County), Governors Island — Reagan-Gorbachev Meeting 1988 — Quarters 403
Chairman Gorbachev made his final preparations here before participating in the historic luncheon at Quarters 1 with President Reagan and Vice President Bush on 7 December 1988. During that time, he also composed his first communique to the U.S.S.R. . . . — Map (db m21156) HM
New York (Niagara County), Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station — Fairchild C-119 "Flying Boxcar"
This cold war transport entered the Air Force inventory in 1949, its nickname referring to its blocky fuselage and cargo carrying capability. The C-119F displayed here (serial #22105) was built in 1953 by Fairchild Aircraft in Hagerstown, MD. It . . . — Map (db m75901) HM
New York (Niagara County), Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station — The C-119G "Flying Boxcar"
The venerable C-119, developed after World War II by Fairchild Aircraft Corporation, carried cargo, personnel, litter patients and mechanized equipment, and dropped cargo and troops by parachute. The first C-119 flew in November 1947. By the . . . — Map (db m75929) HM
New York (Orange County), West Point — Twentieth Century Wars
The Cold War (1946-1991) Peace Operations (1991-2000) Shortly after its victory in World War II, the United States faced new international security challenges. The Soviet Union established Communist governments in central and eastern Europe and . . . — Map (db m35504) HM
New York (Queens County), Queens — Fort Totten Park — 59.5 acres
History       This park takes its name from the Civil War era fortress on the property. Originally referred to by its location on Willets Point, the Army officially named it for General Joseph Totten (1788-1864), following his demise in the . . . — Map (db m65125) HM
New York (Queens County), Queens — Fort Totten Park — 59.5 acres
History       This park takes its name from the Civil War era fortress on the property. Originally referred to by its location on Willets Point, the Army officially named it for General Joseph Totten (1788-1864), following his demise in the . . . — Map (db m65126) HM
New York (Seneca County), Romulus — U.S. Air Force Training Base — 1950-1956
Over 300,000 airmen received training here in preparation for the Korean War and to support the NATO defense of Western Europe — Map (db m66074) HM
North Carolina (Alamance County), Graham — Alamance County War Memorial
The Memorial Is Dedicated To The Honor Of All The Brave Men And Women Of Alamance County Who Fought In Service To Their Country And In Memory Of Those Inscribed Here Who Died In Defense Of Our Freedom. Civil War Jacob Adams, W.B. . . . — Map (db m31485) WM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — 82d Infantry Division
Activated 25 August 1917 Reactivated 25 March 1942 Reorganized and redesignated an airborne division 15 Augus 1942 To Our Honored Dead Campaigns Lorraine • St. Mihiel • Meuse-Argonne Sicily • Naples-Foggia • Anzio . . . — Map (db m31179) WM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — C-119 "Packet"
(top) C-119C, Serial Number 50-33182. This aircraft was originally Serial Number 50-0128. On loan from the U.S. Air Force Museum Program. (middle) The Fairchild C-119, better known as the "Flying Boxcar", was capable of . . . — Map (db m44001) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — C-123 "Provider"
(top) C-123K, Serial Number 54-0372. This aircraft was originally Serial Number 54-0669. It is on loan from the U.S. Air Force Museum Program. (middle) The Fairchild C-123 was capable of carrying 60 fully equipped . . . — Map (db m44002) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — C-130 "Hercules"
The mission of the Lockheed C-130 is to provide rapid transportation of personnel or cargo for delivery by air-drop or by air-land. The aircraft can be used as a tactical transport carrying 92 ground troops or 64 paratroopers and equipment. It . . . — Map (db m44003) HM
North Carolina (Currituck County), Corolla — The Whalehead Club
Constructing the Residence In 1922, Edward Collings Knight, Jr. and Marie-Louise LeBel Knight purchased this property for its access to excellent waterfowl hunting and to entertain guests. They named the property "Corolla Island" due to the . . . — Map (db m79260) HM
North Carolina (Onslow County), Topsail Beach — D 104 — Missile Tests
U.S. Navy successfully tested ram jet engines in rocket flights, 1946-48. Observation towers line Topsail Island; Assembly Building 2 blocks west. — Map (db m77115) HM
North Carolina (Pitt County), Greenville — F-67 — Voice Of America
Cold War broadcasts relayed from Greenville to Europe, Africa, and Latin America, 1963-89, via station 2 mi. S.W. — Map (db m64900) HM
North Carolina (Warren County), Norlina — Admiral Kirk Donald — United States Navy — Director, Naval Propulsion Program
A native of Norlina, North Carolina and son of Howard A. Donald and Doris Donald. Kirk Donald joined the United States Navy on June 30, 1971 as a midshipman of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. He graduated in 1975 . . . — Map (db m69953) HM
North Carolina (Wayne County), Eureka — F-70 — Nuclear Mishap
B-52 transporting two nuclear bombs crashed, Jan. 1961. Widespread disaster averted; three crewmen died 3 mi. S. — Map (db m64597) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Forest Lawn Veterans Memorial
Dedicated November 11, 2006 to the men and women of Franklin County Ohio that served our country bravely and honorably so our freedoms endure. The sacrifices of few ensured the freedom of many. A grateful community remembers those who served in . . . — Map (db m13487) WM
Ohio (Franklin County), Haubrich Armory, Columbus — 166th Infantry Regiment
[Insignia of the 166th Infantry Regiment]: Follow Me Presented by Rainbow Div. Veteran Assn. to 166th Inf. Regt. Camp Shelby 1941 Re-presented June 21 1959 to 166th Combat Team at Robert Haubrich . . . — Map (db m12516) HM
Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — 6-46 — Campbell Hill — The Highest Point in Ohio
Campbell Hill is named for Charles D. Campbell of Bellefontaine, who owned this land from 1896 to 1937. A marble stone marker atop the hill, set in 1900 by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, marks it as the highest point in Ohio at an elevation of . . . — Map (db m61994) HM
Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Remembrance 1951- 1969 — 664th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron — Ohio Hi- Point Career Center
Remembrance 1951- 1969 Bellefontaine, Ohio was home of the 664th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron of the United States Air Force. Young men from all over America served here as part of our nation’s Air Defense Forces. To honor . . . — Map (db m81887) HM WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — John Glenn — 1962 — Inventing Flight: The Centennial Celebration Series #9)
“Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.” -William Shakespeare In the midst of the Cold War, the United States was losing face to the Soviet Union's superior space . . . — Map (db m29560) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 134th Fighter Interceptor Group — Tennessee Air National Guard
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Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 15th Air Base

In remembrance of the mechanics and support personnel of the 15th Air Base, 18th & 20th Service Squadrons, Howard Field, Panama and the 2118th Service Unit, Aviation, on the Galapagos Islands who kept the aircrews flying that guarded the Panama . . . — Map (db m92795) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 1708th Ferrying Wing

The 1708th Ferrying Wing was formed on 20 October 1955 under the command of Colonel Tarleton H. Walkins. The unit was established to consolidate responsibilities previously held by the 1708th Ferrying Group and numerous detachments scattered . . . — Map (db m84951) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 1954 C-47 Alaskan Crash Memorial

In Honor Of the crewmembers and passengers who lost their lives in a C-47 crash in the mountains of Alaska on 5 February 1954

Capt Earl L Betscher Lt Col Edward L Burge Capt James M Hill A/3c Edward J Knapp A/2c Richard . . . — Map (db m93129) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 19th Bomb Group — "In Alis Vincimus" • "On Wings We Conquer" — The Black Knights • "Checkmate to Aggression"
"In The Beginning" 1927-1932 The 19th Observation Group Rockwell AAF, CA - March AAF, CA 1932 - 1953 14th, 28th, 30th, 93rd, 435th [Squadrons] 5th Air Force • 20th Air Force • FEAF 1953 - 2008 19th Bombardment Wing • 19th Air . . . — Map (db m51655) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 1st AACS, Mobile — From March 1952 Until January 1975 — "1st In Last Out"

Provided mobile communications and air traffic control support to operations in Korea, the Pacific, South Pacific and Vietnam.

Decorations Presidential Unit Citations (Southeast Asia) Three Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with . . . — Map (db m84955) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 1st Tactical Depot Squadron — RAF Station Sculthorpe — 1954 – 1959
. . . — Map (db m82735) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 20th Troop Carrier Squadron — 6th Air Force • Caribbean Air Command — 1940 - 1948

Honor To Those Who Served France Fld, CZ - Howard Fld, CZ Borinquen Fld, PR - Waller Fld, Trinidad Albrook Fld, CZ Berlin Airlift, Rhein/Main AFB — Map (db m92797) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 307th Bomb Wing (M) — Lincoln AFB, Nebraska (1954 - 1965)

370 BS • 371 BS • 372 BS • 424 BS 307 ARS • 307 AEMS • 307 FMS • 307 OMS

To the members of the 307th and to their families May their sacrifices never be forgotten.

Dedicated 21 June 1996 — Map (db m86127) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 317th Veterans Group

Dedicated to the 317th Troop Carrier Group 317th Troop Carrier Wing 317th Tactical Airlift Wing

In honor of those who served 1942 – 1993

September 2003 — Map (db m82626) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 319th Fighter Interceptor Squadron — We Get Ours At Night

24 June 1942 - 22 Dec. 1969

In memory of all Tomcats who served with distinction — Map (db m95149) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 3276th Crypto School Squadron — Lackland AFB, TX

Dedicated to the Students, Instructors and Staff from the 1958 Veterans Group — Map (db m85713) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 354th Tactical Fighter Wing
Dedicated to the 354th Tactical Fighter Wing A7-D Myrtle Beach AFB 1970 – 1977

In honor of those pilots who flew, fought and died 353 Sq Panthers • 355 Sq Eagles 356 Sq Green Demons

In memory of LTC Anthony C. Shine, 355 . . . — Map (db m82745) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 3rd Aviation Field Depot Squadron — 1951 - 1953 — 15th Air Force • Strategic Air Command

The Peacemakers

Anderson Air Force Base Guam

Dedicated 28 June 1996 — Map (db m94980) HM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 40th & 68th Troop Carrier Squadrons — 1950 – The Cold War – 1954 — Airlift for NATO
. . . — Map (db m82998) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 4134th / 320th Bombardment Wing (H) — Strategic Air Command — B-52 • KC-135
In commemoration of those who preserved our priceless heritage and peace with honor May 1958 - July 1989 Dedicated 13 August 1993 — Map (db m51367) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 420th Air Refueling Squadron

First Air Refueling Squadron in the Tactical Air Command England AFB 1954-1955 RAF Sculthorpe, England 1955-1964 KB-29P – KB-50J – Aerial Refueling Tankers

To the memory of those comrades who made the supreme sacrifice . . . — Map (db m82594) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 433rd Fighter Interceptor Squadron — “Satan’s Angels” — F-89 Scorpion

Truax Field, Wisconsin 1952 – 1954 Ladd AFB, Alaska 1954 – 1957

In Honor of Those Who Served That We Might Live In Peace — Map (db m82769) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 435th Troop Carrier Wing (Reserve) — Organized 15 July 1947 • Deactivated 1 December 1965 — In Honor Of All Who Served

76th, 77th, 78th Troop Carrier Squadrons C-46, C-119, C-124 Aircraft

First Air Force Reserve Troop Carrier Wing

Active Service for Korean War

Best Air Force Reserve Wing 1955.

Dedicated 3 October 1997 — Map (db m93474) HM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 442nd Troop Carrier Wing
Memorium In memory of the members of the 442nd Troop Carrier Wing who gave their lives to help preserve world peace. December 19, 1961 Maj Jacob T Battenberg Jr Capt Bobby E Wunsch Capt Brodie E Bryant Lt Warren R High . . . — Map (db m27664) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 445th Fighter Interceptor Squadron — F-89 [and] F-101

Air Defense Command Wurtsmith Air Force Base Michigan Aug 1955 – Sep 1968

F-101 First Place Winners William Tell 1961, 1963

Dedicated to those who served 13 October 2005 — Map (db m82722) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 44th Strategic Missile Wing — Aggressor Beware
Commemoration of the Patriots who served on the Plains of Western South Dakota 1962 - 1994 — Map (db m51309) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 463 Tactical Airlift Wing

In honor of those who served Airlifters

Dedicated 11 July 2003 — Map (db m82584) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 465th Troop Carrier Wing — France — 1953 - 1957
To Honor Those Who Served With Pride and Distinction Dedicated September 1994 — Map (db m51390) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 47th Aerial Port Squadron — We Move the World — Military Airlift Command
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Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 50th Troop Carrier • Tactical Airlift • Airlft Squadron — 1942 - 1992 — 50 Years of Airlift Service
And For All Who Served Dedicated 17 September 1992 — Map (db m51726) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 551st AEW&C Wing — Otis AFB, Cape Cod, Ma., 1954 – 1969 — “Videre Est Parari”

Dedicated to the men and women who supported or flew the RC121D & EC121H. Fifty of our group made the ultimate sacrifice. — Map (db m82628) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 556th Strategic Missile Squadron — In Utrumque Paratus

We dedicated this plaque to all the personnel of the 556th Strategic Missile Squadron I.C.B.M. and Snark who gave their best and kept the United States Air Force missiles in readiness during the Cold War and the "Cuban Missile . . . — Map (db m92990) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 5th Air Force
Dedicated to the men and women who served in the 5th Air Force in World War II The 5th Air Force Commanded initially by General George C. Kenney the 5th Air Force, although holding a low priority for men and equipment, wrested . . . — Map (db m27407) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 601st Tactical Control Wing — 1945 – 1995 — “Control of the Skies over Germany”

In honor of all members of the groups, squadrons, detachments, & flights of the 601st Tactical Control Wing and antecedent organizations — Map (db m82754) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 610th Military Airlift Support Squadron

Dedicated to all the men and women of the 610th Military Airlift Support Squadron, Yokota AB, Japan, for their commitment to the support of air evacuations, freight, and personnel from April 1966 to October 1978. — Map (db m82742) HM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 613th, 847th [and] 848th Aircraft Control & Warning Squadrons — Radar Sites on Honshu & Hokkaido — 1946 – 1960

Isolated radar detachments guarded northern Japan under extreme weather conditions

A Cold War in a Cold Place — Map (db m82813) HM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 622nd Air Refueling Squadron — KB-29P [and] KB-50D/J — England AFB, La

In Memory Of All Who Served 18 Jul 55 thru 1 Apr 64

Dedicated 27 July 2007 — Map (db m82747) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 71st and 341st Air Refueling Squadrons — 4060th Air Refueling Wing — Strategic Air Command
Dedicated to those who served Dow Air Force Base, Maine January 1955 to June 1966 — Map (db m51738) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 740th, 741st & 742nd Strategic Missile Squadrons (MM I)

Dedicated to the 740th, 741st and 742nd SMS Minuteman I Missile Crews Minot ND 1962-1971

Dedicated May 2010 — Map (db m83004) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 75th Air Depot Wing — 1951 - 1955 — Kelly AFB, Texas

Korea • Japan

France • England

Dedicated To All Who Served

Dedicated October 12, 2001 — Map (db m85729) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 91st Strategic Reconnaissance Wing — 10 Nov 1948 - 8 Nov 1957

Dedicated to those who served during war and peace

[Dedicated] 24 April 1998 — Map (db m86592) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 966th AEW&C Squadron — “Gold Diggers”

McCoy AFB, Orlando, Florida December 1961 - January 1970 — Map (db m82746) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 96th Bombardment Wing (M) — 337 Bomb Sq – 338 Bomb Sq – 339 Bomb Sq – 413 Bomb Sq

Dedicated to the memory of B-47 Stratojet Crews who served during the Cold War

Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma 1953 – 1957 Dyess Air Force Base, Texas 1957 – 1963 — Map (db m82814) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 98th Air Refueling Squadron — Lincoln Air Force Base Nebraska — 1954 - 1963

Flying KC-97G aircraft, this unit lived up to its motto "We Change The Range." The 98th flew 10,000 refueling missions and delivered over 325 million pounds of jet fuel in-flight. The squadron never lost a man or an accident, never recorded an . . . — Map (db m93054) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — AACS / AFCS / AFCC Facility Checking Units — EC-47D [and] C-140A — 1941 In Peace and War 1991

In honor of all who served

For flight inspection and evaluation of military and civil air traffic control facilities navigation aids and landing systems worldwide

Dedicated September 2009 — Map (db m83002) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Air Defense Command Iceland — 1953 - 2003

To honor all those that served at remote radar sites in Iceland, whose dedication to duty helped preserve world peace

932 ACS 667th ACWS – 932nd ACWS 933rd ACWS – 934th ACWS — Map (db m82581) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Air Force Postal & Courier Association

This plaque is dedicated to the men and women of the United States Air Force who served in United States Air Force Postal and Courier Service, Armed Forces Courier Service, Air Force Security Courier Service, Air Postal Groups and Air Postal . . . — Map (db m92796) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Air Resupply and Communications Special Operations — 580th • 581st • 582nd — 1952 • 1956

[Title is text] — Map (db m84944) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Aviation Cadet Class 43-E — This Plaque is Dedicated to

[Dedicated] 20 June 1997 — Map (db m93123) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Aviation Cadet Pilot Training Class 43K — Central Flying Training Command — United States Army Air Forces

Commemorating the contributions of class members in the remarkable development and execution of our nation's decisive military airpower 1942-1978

We flew with disciplined dedication

Dedicated 17 May 1996 — Map (db m94988) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — B/G Edward J Hopkins

Comm. 1932 2Lt (USA Res), USAAC 1940, 1946 Capt (USAF Reg, S/N 1180A), Ret 1965

42nd Bomb Wg, 17th Bomb Gp, Pentagon, JTF Eniwetok, 3rd AF, AMC, AF Fin Cen, AFLC, and SAC

Presented in honor of their father’s service . . . — Map (db m82552) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — B-45 Tornado

In Honor Of All Who Served 47th Bomb Wing 1st USAF Jet Bomber Cold War Hero England 1952 – 1958 RAF Sculthorpe [and] RAF Alconbury — Map (db m82752) HM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — B-47 Stratojet — Strategic Air Command
In memory of all those who supported, maintained and flew the B-47 in defense of freedom during the Cold War B-47 Stratojet Wings 2nd BW • 9th BW • 19th BW • 22nd BW 40th BW • 43rd BW • 44th BW • 68th BW 70th BW • 93rd BW • . . . — Map (db m51675) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — B-57 Canberra Association

Dedicated with honor to those who served

8 October 1999 — Map (db m92794) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — B-58 Hustler — 43rd Bombardment Wing (M) • 1960 - 1970 — 305th Bombardment Wing (M) • 1961 - 1970

Dedicated to the memory of those who flew and served in

World's first supersonic bomber B-58 Hustler held 19 World Records Won the following aviation trophies Thompson Trophy 1961 Harmon Trophy 1962 & 1964 Bleriot Trophy 1961 • . . . — Map (db m93125) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Berlin Airlift Veterans

In memory of the United States military personnel who served on the Berlin Airlift 26 June 1948 to 30 September 1949.

Dedicated 27 September 1996 — Map (db m92968) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Carroll H. Bolender, Brig Gen USAF (Ret) — In Honor Of

Commander, 414th Night Fighter Squadron World War II

Our Leader, Our Example, Our Friend

2 November 1919 - 3 August 1995 — Map (db m95160) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Col Charles (Chuck) E. Minihan, Sr. — Forever Faithful

Army / Army Air Corps / Air Force Infantry / Combat Pilot / Master Missile Man WWII – Korea – Cold War Service: 1942 – 1969 — Map (db m82556) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Col Charles E. Jones, USAF (Ret) — In Memory Of

Killed 9-11-01 while in the service of our nation’s Space/Defense Programs — Map (db m82579) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Col. John W. Dinsmoor

was the only son of a Civil War veteran to make the United States Air Force a career. 1949 - 1980 — Map (db m94969) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Edwin C. "Ned" Humphreys, Jr. — Colonel, USAF, Retired (1938 - 1969) — 1 July 1919 - 22 April 1996
. . . — Map (db m93003) HM WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Flight Test Crews
To those who gave their lives in flight test activities, this memorial is dedicated by those who survive. Flight Test Division, Wright Field October 12, 1989 — Map (db m51686) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Homer T. Bay — In Honor Of

Major U.S.A.F. Retired 1955 - 1975 — Map (db m94977) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Iwo Jima Veterans — 6415th Air Base Squadron • 1964th AACS Squadron

Dedicated to all Iwo Jima veterans who served on the Black Pearl of the South Pacific 1945 – 1968

Dedicated September 29, 2009 — Map (db m82991) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Lockbourne AFB, Ohio

26th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing 1952 – 1958 91st Strategic Reconnaissance Wing 1950 – 1957 301st Strategic Reconnaissance Wing 1958 – 1964 376th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing 1957 – 1965

Dedicated to . . . — Map (db m82621) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Lt Charles A. Dempsey — Airplane Commander B-24M #44-50928 — Forty Years Service [1943-1983] to USAAF, USAF

USAF Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory Civilian Scientist

ETF-80 Prone Fighter Cockpit First Tiltable Ejection Seat ETB-47 80 Hour Endurance Flight Cockpit, WS-125A Nuclear Powered Aircraft High Altitude Bail-Out Program, . . . — Map (db m86353) HM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Lt. Col. Robert C. Otto U.S.A.F. Ret. — 1919 • 1993 — In Memory Of

[Title is text] — Map (db m93478) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Lt. David E. Axthelm USAF DFC — 1930 – 1953 — In Memory Of

He directed his disabled F86D away from populated areas and crashed into the Detroit River His selfless action resulted in his death while saving many other lives — Map (db m82631) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Maj (Ret) Angelo "Tony" Tononi — In Memory Of — 5 Dec 1922 – 19 Feb 2001

Commemorates 45 years of service “He was the spirit of the USAF Orientation Group”

Dedicate 2 Aug 03 — Map (db m82586) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Major General Harold E. Watson — 1911 - 1994

To honor the preeminent Air Technical Intelligence leader whose unique achievements greatly influenced the expansion of U.S. capabilities to assess the technological threat of foreign aircraft, missiles, radars, & space systems. His ingenuity, . . . — Map (db m94985) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Major Richard A Keylor Sr
Gallantly served his country 9 October 1957 - 31 March 1987 Command Pilot • Instructor Safety Officer U-2 • F-4 • T-38 • UH-1 — Map (db m51435) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Michael Slepecky, Jr. — P-47 • 7th Air Force

In honor of Lieutenant Colonel (USAFR) Michael Slepecky, Jr. 1919 - 1998

Served from 13 December 1942 until 24 October 1979 While assigned to the 19th Fighter Squadron, 318th Fighter Group, performed aerial assaults on Truk, . . . — Map (db m84939) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Misawa Air Base & Remote Radar Sites — 511th Aircraft Control & Warning Group — 39th Air Division, 1952 – 1968

Protected the air space of northern Japan during the Korean War & the Cold War — Map (db m82772) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Narsarssuak Air Base Greenland (BW-1)

Dedicated to a joint effort by the United States of America and Denmark July 1941 - August 1958

[Dedicated] 11 November 1996 — Map (db m92983) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Norman Dale Stuckey — Lieutenant Colonel, USAF

Stearman • Cadet

B-17 • Pilot

B-52 • Command Pilot

Born Centerville, IA 26 April 1919 In Service to His Country 1940-1964 — Map (db m95150) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Nuclear Weapons Technicians Association

Dedicated to all Air Force Nuclear Weapons Maintainers, past, present and future.

Dedicated October 2007 — Map (db m82749) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — OCS Class 54B — United States Air Force — Lackland Air Force Base Texas

18 June 1954 124 Non Commissioned Officers and Airmen were commissioned on this date These dedicated men and women went on to become decorated leaders and experts in their career fields — Map (db m82736) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Ohioans Who Served in the 8th Air Force

To the men and women, Citizens of Ohio who have served their country in time of war or peace in the Eighth Air Force

[Dedicated] May 21, 1988 — Map (db m83515) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Pilot Training Class 47-C — First USAF Pilot Class — In Honor Of

Composed of US Army Officers Many rated and with combat service Graduated 10 October 1947 Randolph Field • Barksdale Field • Williams Field — Map (db m92793) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Pilot Training Class 52E

We were young men from the military academies, college campuses, the National Guard and the business world We answered the call to serve our country We fought in Korea, Vietnam and the Cold War Two walked on the Moon We served our . . . — Map (db m82725) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Pilot Training Class 56-G — Dedicated To

Graduated Williams Air Force Base 19 January 1956

Donated by W.G. Bumpus 19 January 1996 — Map (db m95158) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — RAF Burtonwood
Dedicated to all American and British personnel who served at RAF Burtonwood, Warrington, England at any time from its opening in 1940 to its closing in 1993. Burtonwood supported United States Army Air Forces in Europe 1942-1946, the Berlin . . . — Map (db m51478) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — S/Sgt James E. Burns — In Memory of

Flight Engineer 1611 ATW

Died in the Line of Duty 25 June 65 — Map (db m84962) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Sampson Air Force Base Veterans

This plaque placed by SAFB Veterans Assoc. Inc. in recognition of the men and women who served with the 3650th Basic Military Training Wing. Sampson Air Force Base Geneva New York 1950 - 1956 — Map (db m84969) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Strategic Air Command — 1946 - 1992 — "Peace Is Our Profession"
"The Cold War Didn't Just End... It Was Won" In June 1992, the strongest, most professional military organization the world has ever known furled its banner and bid farewell to a grateful nation whose freedom it had safeguarded for . . . — Map (db m51727) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — TAC Missileers — Dedicated To — TM-61 “Matador” 1954-1962 [and] TM-76 “Mace” 1959-1969

A group of Air Force men that stepped forward at a pivotal time of the Cold War and performed their duty in isolated sites world wide in an outstanding manner with little or no recognition for a job well done. Bravo — Map (db m82771) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — TAC Tankers Association Memorial — 1953 - 1965

Dedicated to the military organizations and families of Air Force personnel who supported the tactical Air Refueling Squadrons during the Cold War and the Vietnam War

These dedicated aircrews and support personnel maintained and flew the . . . — Map (db m83461) HM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — The F-86 "Sabre"

In memory of the world's first swept-wing, supersonic, operational jet fighter aircraft -- the F-86 SABRE".

Legendary in duty as the world's frontline fighter during the Korean War, the F-86 and its pilots created a legacy of combat . . . — Map (db m83505) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — TSgt John D Willis — In Memory Of

Honorably served USAF 1982 – 2002 Member of the 38th and 41st Pararescue Team Lived by the motto [That Others May Live]

Twin Towers 9/11 – California Earthquake – NASA – Kosovo – Exercise Caltrop . . . — Map (db m82633) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — USAF F-15 Eagle — First Flight 27 July 1972 — Dedicated 27 July 1997

Dedicated to the men and women who designed, built, operate and support the world's most successful fighter — Map (db m92965) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — USAF Hospital — Tachikawa AFB, Japan

In Tribute To Those Who Served 1948 – 1977 — Map (db m82757) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — USAF MATS Salt Water Division and USN Transport Squadrons — VR-3, VR-6, VR-7, VR-7A, VR-8, VR-22 — 1948 – 1967

Anything – Anywhere – Anytime — Map (db m83000) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — USAF OCS Class 63C — The Penultimate Class

[Title is text] — Map (db m82723) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — USAF Pilot Class 1954E — 'Awesome Aviators'

"In the 'Vanguard' who took aviation from props to the jet age"

Presented 12 May 2000 by the Aviation Cadets of 54E in memory of our departed classmates — Map (db m84937) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — USAF Pilot Class 48-C — First USAF Pilot Class in Training — In Honor Of

USAF Anniversary Date 18 September 1947 48-C commenced training 15 October 1947 Randolph AFB – Goodfellow AFB Graduated 8 October 1948 Barksdale AFB – Williams AFB — Map (db m82551) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — USAF Pilot Class 49C — “First in Blues”

Dedicated in honor of our classmates who served in Korea – Viet Nam – The Cold War in preservation of our freedoms

Dedicated 28 September 2001 — Map (db m82546) HM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — USAF Pilot Training Class 49-B
. . . — Map (db m86133) HM WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — USAF Pilot Training Class 52G and H

Training Bases

Bryan – Craig – Laredo – Pine Castle Reese – Vance – Webb – Williams — Map (db m83116) HM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — USAF Pilot Training Class 55-Q

Dedicated to the members of USAF Pilot Training Class 55-Q

26 March 1954 - 30 June 1955 — Map (db m86351) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — USAF Texas Towers

Dedicated to those who served aboard the Texas Towers. Built in the 1950's and placed on the eastern Continental Shelf, these platforms were part of the first line of air defense in the Cold War. 32 men lost their lives to the . . . — Map (db m85747) HM WM


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