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

Pope Airmen Memorial

 
 
Pope Airmen Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 20, 2011
1. Pope Airmen Memorial Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to the memory of those Pope airmen who lost their lives in a C-130 accident at Sicily extraction zone on July 1, 1987

Capt. Garry M. Bardo, Jr. A1C Albert G. Dunse Capt. John B. Keiser, III TSgt Timothy J. Matar
 
Erected by Military Affairs Committee, Fayetteville Area Chamber of Commerce.
 
Location. 35° 9.949′ N, 79° 0.234′ W. Marker is in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Reilly Street south of Bomard Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Part of the Pope Air Force Base Air Park. Marker is in this post office area: Pope Army Airfield NC 28308, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Enlisted Personnel Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Lt. Harley H. Pope (a few steps from this marker); C-119 "Packet" (within shouting distance of this marker); C-123 "Provider" (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Pope Airmen Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Airlifter's Memorial (within shouting distance of
Marker detail image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 20, 2011
2. Marker detail
similar artwork is on the back of the memorial.
this marker); DC-3/C-47 "Skytrain" (within shouting distance of this marker); Pope Air Force Base Air Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Bragg.
 
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Pope Airmen Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 20, 2011
3. Pope Airmen Memorial Marker
Pope Airmen Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 20, 2011
4. Pope Airmen Memorial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 404 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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