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The Medal of Honor

United States Air Force

 
 
The Medal of Honor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, February 16, 2011
1. The Medal of Honor Marker
Inscription.
Base

"Awarded for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity of the risk of life, above and beyond the call of duty in action involving actual conflict with an opposing armed force"

Top Tablet

United States Air Force
Medal of Honor Recipients

World War I
2nd Lt. Erwin R. Bleckley 2nd Lt. Harold E. Goettler 2nd Lt. Frank Luke, Jr. Capt. Edward V. Rickenbacker

World War II
Lt. Col. Addison E. Baker Maj. Richard I. Bong Maj. Horace S. Carswell, Jr. Brig Gen. Frederick W. Castle Maj. Ralph Cheli Col. Demas T. Craw Lt. Col. James H. Doolittle SSgt. Henry Erwin 2nd Lt. Robert E. Femoyer 1st. Lt. Donald J. Gott Maj. Pierpont M. Hamilton Lt. Col. James H. Howard 2nd Lt. Lloyd H. Hughes Maj. John L. Jerstad Col. Leon W. Johnson Col. John R. Kane Col. Neel E. Kearby 2nd Lt. David R. Kingsley 1st Lt. Raymond L. Knight 1st. Lt. William R. Lawley, Jr. Capt. Darrell R. Lindsey SSgt. Archibald Mathies 1st. Lt. Jack W. Mathis Maj. Thomas B. McGuire, Jr. 2nd Lt. William E. Metzger, Jr. 1st Lt. Edward S. Michael 2nd Lt. John C. Morgan Capt. Harl Pease, Jr. 1st Lt. Donald D. Pucket 2nd Lt. Joseph R. Sarnoski Maj. William A. Shomo Sgt. Maynard H. Smith 2nd Lt. Walter E. Truemper Lt. Col. Leon R.
Text on base of memorial image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, February 16, 2011
2. Text on base of memorial
Vance, Jr. TSgt. Forrest T. Vosler Brig. Gen. Kenneth N. Walker Maj. Raymond H. Wilkins Maj. Jay Zeamer, Jr.

Korea
Maj. George A. Davis, Jr. Maj. Charles J. Loring, Jr. Maj. Louis J. Sebille Capt. John S. Walmsley, Jr.

Vietnam
Capt. Steven L. Bennett Col. George E. Day Maj. Merlyn H. Dethlefsen Maj. Bernard F. Fisher 1st. Lt. James P. Fleming Lt. Col. Joe M. Jackson Col. William A. Jones, III A1C John L. Levitow Capt. Lance P. Sijan Lt. Col. Leo K. Thorsness Capt. Hilliard A. Wilbanks Capt. Gerald O. Young
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 32° 35.506′ N, 83° 35.247′ W. Marker is in Warner Robins, Georgia, in Houston County. Marker can be reached from Oak Avenue (U.S. 129) south of Russell / Robins Pkwy, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Memorial is located at the Museum of Aviation, adjacent to Robins AFB, behind Building 1. Marker is in this post office area: Warner Robins GA 31098, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 19th Air Refueling Wing Monument (a few steps from this marker); POW/MIA Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Boeing B-1B Lancer
Tablet listing the Medal of Honor recipients image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, February 16, 2011
3. Tablet listing the Medal of Honor recipients
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Flint Electric Membership Corporation (approx. 2.2 miles away); Arthur Fort, 1750-1833 (approx. 5.9 miles away); Second Atlanta International Pop Festival (approx. 8.8 miles away); Tarversville (approx. 9.3 miles away); Marion (approx. 10 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Warner Robins.
 
Categories. Heroes
 
Medal of Honor bench image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, February 16, 2011
4. Medal of Honor bench
one of several that surrounds the central monument. Each bench lists recipients of the Medal of Honor. This one is World Wars I & II.
Medal of Honor bench image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, February 16, 2011
5. Medal of Honor bench
Lists more of the World War II Medal of Honor recipients
Medal of Honor bench image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, February 16, 2011
6. Medal of Honor bench
Korean War Medal of Honor recipients
Medal of Honor bench image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, February 16, 2011
7. Medal of Honor bench
Vietnam War recipients
State of Georgia USAF Medal of Honor Recipients image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, February 16, 2011
8. State of Georgia USAF Medal of Honor Recipients
Lt. Col. Joe M. Jackson, Newnan - for actions at Nham Duc, South Vietnam, May 12, 1968
Capt. Hilliard A. Wilbanks, Cornelia - for actions at Da Lat, South Vietnam, Feb 24, 1967
Spad XIII image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, February 16, 2011
9. Spad XIII
one of several small plaques depicting aircraft representing the various wars in which the men honored in the memorial fought.
P-51 image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, February 16, 2011
10. P-51
one of several small plaques depicting aircraft representing the various wars in which the men honored in the memorial fought.
F-86 image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, February 16, 2011
11. F-86
one of several small plaques depicting aircraft representing the various wars in which the men honored in the memorial fought.
F-105 image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, February 16, 2011
12. F-105
one of several small plaques depicting aircraft representing the various wars in which the men honored in the memorial fought.
 
 
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