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Leslie J. Campbell Jr.

Brigadier General, USAF

 

—Strategic Air Command —

 
Leslie J. Campbell Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 13, 2012
1. Leslie J. Campbell Jr. Marker
Inscription.

World War II • Korea • Vietnam
Enlisted in USAAF - 1943
Native of Great Bend

Distinguished Service Medal - Legion of Merit
Distinguished Flying Cross - Air Medal
Meritorious Service Medal
Air Force Accommendation [sic] Medal
Army Accommendation [sic] Medal
Vietnam Cross of Gallantry

 
Location. 38° 20.836′ N, 98° 50.99′ W. Marker is in Great Bend, Kansas, in Barton County. Marker is on 6th Street west of Airport Road/SW 40th Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at the B-29 Memorial Plaza at Great Bend Municipal Airport. Marker is in this post office area: Great Bend KS 67530, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Crew 52 (here, next to this marker); Duke's Lead Crew (here, next to this marker); Great Bend AAF Ground Training Unit (here, next to this marker); Honey - V■42 (here, next to this marker); Pacific Queen Z-35 (here, next to this marker); Rover Boys Express (here, next to this marker); Welch's Wolves (here, next to this marker); Van Wingerden's Crew (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Great Bend.
 
Regarding Leslie J. Campbell Jr.. "Accomendation"
B-29 Memorial Plaza, Great Bend, Kansas image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2012
2. B-29 Memorial Plaza, Great Bend, Kansas
should read "Commendation"
 
Also see . . .
1. The B-29 Memorial Plaza, Great Bend KS. (Submitted on April 9, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Brig Gen Leslie J. Campbell, Jr. (Submitted on April 9, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 358 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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