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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Montgomery County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

61st Troop Carrier (Airlift) Squadron

314th Troop Carrier (Airlift) Group

 

C-130 “The Green Hornets” C-119

 
61st Troop Carrier (Airlift) Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
1. 61st Troop Carrier (Airlift) Squadron Marker
Inscription.

Dedicated in honor of the combat crews and officers and airmen who supported them in the delivery of airborne troops into battle and continuous delivery of necessary supplies during major operations in
Korea – Vietnam – Panama – Columbia – India

Dedicated 19 September 2007


 
Erected 2007.
 
Location. 39° 46.778′ N, 84° 6.757′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Click for map. Marker (Memorial Wall #2, 046) is in the Memorial Park of the National Museum of the United States Air Force, with museum access off Springfield Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1100 Spaatz Street, Dayton OH 45433, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 15th Troop Carrier Squadron (here, next to this marker); 13th “Jungle” Air Force (here, next to this marker); USAF Pilot Class 49C (here, next to this marker); The EC-47 ARDF Mission (here, next to this marker); USAF Pilot Class 48-C (here, next to this marker); B/G Edward J Hopkins (here,
NMUSAF Memorial Wall #2 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. NMUSAF Memorial Wall #2
next to this marker); 9th Photo Recon Squadron (here, next to this marker); Marvin T. Koerner, P.E. (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .
1. A Very Short History of the 61st Troop Carrier Squadron. (Submitted on April 28, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. History of "The Green Hornets". (Submitted on April 28, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on April 28, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, Vietnam
 
NMUSAF Memorial Wall #2 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. NMUSAF Memorial Wall #2
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
4. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 140 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   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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