Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Civil Air Patrol
Dedicated to the memory of Civil Air Patrol members who gave their lives in service to this nation that others might live.
Erected 1992 by Civil Air Patrol.
Location. 38° 52.846′ N, 77° 4.173′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Click for map. Marker is located in Section 33 of Arlington National Cemetery, off Roosevelt Road. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Field Marshal Sir John Dill (within shouting distance of this marker); 484th Bombardment Group (within shouting distance of this marker); 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) (within shouting distance of this marker); 503rd Parachute Regimental Combat Team (within shouting distance of this marker); Amphibious Scouts and Raiders World War II (within shouting distance of this marker); American Ex-Prisoners of War (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Naval Combat Demolition Units (about 400 feet away); U.S. Navy Cruiser Sailors Association (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
Regarding Civil Air Patrol.
...By war's end, Civil Air Patrol volunteer pilots had flown over 500,000 hours, but many also paid the ultimate price--more than 90 CAP aircraft were lost and 64 of its volunteer members died in their country's service."
Also see . . . CAP Museum - WWII. (Submitted on January 17, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Air & Space • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, World II •
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