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Fort Bragg in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Fairchild C-123-K Provider

 
 
Fairchild C-123-K Provider Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2009
1. Fairchild C-123-K Provider Marker
Inscription.

Developed in the 1950s as an assault
transport. The fullsection rear ramp door
made this an ideal aircraft for support of
airborne operations from the 1950s into
the 1970s.

 
Erected by 82nd Airborne Division Museum.
 
Location. 35° 7.811′ N, 79° 1.317′ W. Marker is in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Click for map. Marker and airplane are on display about 200 feet east of the 82d Airborne Division Museum, Building C-6841, off Ardennes Street near Gela Street. Access is restricted due to Fort Bragg being an active military installation. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Bragg NC 28310, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. UH-1A Iroquois Utility Helicopter (a few steps from this marker); C-7 "Caribou" (within shouting distance of this marker); M-551A1 Sheridan Armored Reconnaissance/Airborne Assault Vehicle (within shouting distance of this marker); 328th Infantry Rock (within shouting distance of this marker); Douglas C-47 (within shouting distance of this marker); 4th Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment
Fairchild C-123-K Provider and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2009
2. Fairchild C-123-K Provider and Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Fairchild C-119 "Flying Boxcar" (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Bragg.
 
Also see . . .
1. C-123 Provider. (Submitted on May 28, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 82nd Airborne Division Museum. (Submitted on May 28, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. C-123 Census. (Submitted on June 3, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAir & SpaceHeroesMilitaryPatriots & Patriotism
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 752 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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