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West Point in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Air Cadet Memorial

 
 
Air Cadet Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 27, 2009
1. Air Cadet Memorial Marker
Inscription. Erected by the Corps of Cadets to the memory of Air Cadets of the United States Military Academy who lost their lives while undergoing flying training.
 
Erected 1945 by USMA Classes of 1943, 1944 and 1945.
 
Location. 41° 23.373′ N, 73° 57.728′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Mills Road, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located at the north end of Lusk Reservoir. Marker is in this post office area: West Point NY 10996, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Flight Memorial (here, next to this marker); To the American Soldier (within shouting distance of this marker); Forts Webb, Wyllys and Meigs (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); North and South Redoubts (about 400 feet away); The Beverly Robinson House (about 400 feet away); Artillery Blind (about 400 feet away); Fort Arnold (about 400 feet away); Fort Putnam (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in West Point.
 
More about this marker. Monument contains the names of all air cadets who died while undergoing flight training. A sundial sits on top of the memorial.
 
Categories. Military
 
Listing of Air Cadets image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 27, 2009
2. Listing of Air Cadets
The names of Air Cadets and dates of their deaths appear along the sides of the monument.
Listing of Air Cadets image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 27, 2009
3. Listing of Air Cadets
Listing of Air Cadets image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 27, 2009
4. Listing of Air Cadets
Air Cadet Memorial at West Point image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 27, 2009
5. Air Cadet Memorial at West Point
The Flight Memorial can be seen in this photo behind the Air Cadet Memorial.
West Point Air Service Memorials image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 27, 2009
6. West Point Air Service Memorials
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 668 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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