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

Korean Service Memorial & Medal

We Remember...

 

1950 1954

 
Korean Service Memorial & Medal (Front) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 23, 2016
1. Korean Service Memorial & Medal (Front)
Inscription.
Front
Dedicated to the enlisted
men and women who served
honorably in the Korean
Theater of Operation.

Reverse
The medal is suspended by
a ring from a silk moire
ribbon composed of white
piping on the ends and
United Nations blue center
bisected by a white band.

1950 — 1954
The Korean Service Medal was
awarded for participating in
any engagement against the
enemy in North or South Korean
Territory

 
Erected 1991 by AFSNCOA Class 91-E, Gunter AFB.
 
Location. 32° 24.251′ N, 86° 14.952′ W. Marker is in Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Avenue D and Libby Street. Click for map. Located at the Enlisted Heritage Hall on Gunter AFB and requires base access. Marker is at or near this postal address: 550 McDonald Street, Montgomery AL 36114, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Khobar Towers Memorial (here, next to this marker); Operation Noble Eagle (here, next to this marker); Southwest Asia Service Medal (here, next
Korean Service Medal (Reverse) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 23, 2016
2. Korean Service Medal (Reverse)
to this marker); Army Air Corps Enlisted Pilots (here, next to this marker); "That Others May Live" (here, next to this marker); Vietnam Service Memorial (here, next to this marker); Operation Eagle Claw (a few steps from this marker); Operation Allied Force (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on the Korean Service Medal. (Submitted on June 23, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Air Force Personnel Center Fact Sheet on Korean Service Medal. (Submitted on June 23, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, Korean
 
Korean Service Medal image. Click for full size.
USAF Photo by Mr. Steve White, April 11, 2006
3. Korean Service Medal
Korean Service Memorial & Medal Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 23, 2016
4. Korean Service Memorial & Medal Memorial
Just visible at base of USAF Flag pole.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 139 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 23, 2016.
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