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

The Thunderbirds

The Epitome of Teamwork

 
 
The Thunderbirds Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 7, 2012
1. The Thunderbirds Marker
Inscription.

All discipline for the moment seems not to be joyful, but sorrowful, yet, for those who are trained by it, afterwards, it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness.
Hebrews 4:11

Maj. Norman L. Lowry III
Capt. Willie T. Mays
Capt. Joseph "Pete" Peterson
Capt. Mark E. Melancon

We salute your commitment to duty, honor, and country.
 
Erected by Class 83-02 and Class 83-04.
 
Location. 32° 23.104′ N, 86° 21.28′ W. Marker is in Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Click for map. Marker is on the Officer Training School campus. 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. Cessna T-41A "Mescalero" (a few steps from this marker); General Larry D. Welch (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Maj. Gen. Claire L. Chennault / Three Men on a Flying Trapeze (approx. mile away); Wright Brothers Flying School (approx. mile away); The Air Corps Tactical School (approx. half a mile away); Lister Hill Center (approx.
The Thunderbirds Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 7, 2012
2. The Thunderbirds Marker
half a mile away); Boeing B-52D "Stratofortress" (approx. half a mile away); Sikorsky MH-53M 'Pave Low IV' Helicopter (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Maxwell Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .
1. USAF Thunderbirds. (Submitted on April 16, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. USAF Officer Training School. (Submitted on April 16, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 427 times since then and 23 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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