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

Expansion of Air University

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

During the early 1950’s, Air Force leaders decided to consolidate and relocate professional military and continuing education activities, as well as commissioning and specialized schools to Maxwell and Gunter Air Force Bases.

”(Air University’s) anticipated influence is measured only by the reach of Air Power. Its horizon is unlimited.”
General Carl Spaatz, 3 Sep 1946
 
Erected by The Air University Foundation.
 
Location. 32° 22.712′ N, 86° 20.562′ 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 within walking distance of this marker. Chennault Circle (here, next to this marker); Reorganization (here, next to this marker); Lt. William C. Maxwell / Air Force ROTC (here, next to this marker); Changing Roles of AU (here, next to this marker); AU "Thinks War" (here, next to this
Expansion of Air University Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 6, 2012
2. Expansion of Air University Marker
Marker on left side
marker); a different marker also named Reorganization (here, next to this marker); Air University Commanders (a few steps from this marker); The Air Power Legacy (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 & SpaceEducationPatriots & PatriotismWar, Cold
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 402 times since then and 3 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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