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Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Air University Commanders

 
 
Air University Commanders Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 6, 2012
1. Air University Commanders Marker
Inscription.

Maj Gen Muir S. Fairchild
February 1946 – May 1948

Maj Gen Robert W. Harper
May 1948 – October 1948

Gen George C. Kenney
November 1948 – July 1951

Lt Gen Idwal H. Edwards
August 1951 – February 1953

Lt Gen Laurence S. Kuter
April 1953 – May 1955

Lt Gen Dean G. Strother
May 1955 – Jun 1958

Lt Gen Walter E. Todd
August 1958 – July 1961

Lt Gen Troup Miller, Jr.
August 1961 – December 1963

Lt Gen Ralph Swofford, Jr.
January 1964 – July 1965

Lt Gen John W. Carpenter III
August 1965 – July 1968

Lt Gen Albert P. Clark
August 1968 – July 1970

Lt Gen Alvan C. Gillem II
August 1970 – October 1973

Lt Gen Felix M. Rogers
November 1973 – August 1975

Lt Gen Raymond B. Furlong
August 1975 – Jun 1979

Lt Gen Stanley M. Umstead, Jr.
July 1979 – July 1981

Lt Gen Charles G. Cleveland
August 1981 – July 1984

Lt Gen Thomas C. Richards
July 1984 – November 1986

Lt Gen Truman Spangrud
November
Air University Commanders Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 6, 2012
2. Air University Commanders Marker
Marker on left side
1986 – July 1988

Lt Gen Ralph E. Havens
July 1988 – October 1989

Maj Gen David C. Reed
October 1989 – January 1990

Lt Gen Charles G. Boyd
January 1990 – October 1992

Lt Gen Jay W. Kelley
October 1992 – September 1996

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Maxwell Park

The commemorative park walls were made possible through the generous contribution of:

"Wright Flyers," The Military Affairs Committee of the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce, Montgomery, Alabama

The plaques were made possible through the generous contributions of:

The Air University Foundation

"Proficimus More Irrententi"

Progress Unhindered By Tradition
 
Erected by The Air University Foundation.
 
Location. 32° 22.707′ N, 86° 20.564′ W. Marker is in Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Maxwell Boulevard and Magnolia Drive, on the right when traveling west on Maxwell Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is in Maxwell Park. Marker is in this post office area: Montgomery AL 36112, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are
Maxwell Park and Historical Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. Maxwell Park and Historical Markers
within walking distance of this marker. The Air Power Legacy (here, next to this marker); Establishment of Air University 1946 (here, next to this marker); Lt. William C. Maxwell / Air Force ROTC (here, next to this marker); Joint Programs (here, next to this marker); The Next Fifty Years (here, next to this marker); Year of Training (here, next to this marker); Expansion of Air University (a few steps from this marker); Chennault Circle (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Maxwell Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .  The Air University (USAF). (Submitted on April 13, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, ColdWar, Vietnam
 
Maxwell Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 6, 2012
4. Maxwell Park Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 426 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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