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

Operation Noble Eagle

 
 
Operation Noble Eagle Memorial (Front) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 23, 2016
1. Operation Noble Eagle Memorial (Front)
Inscription.
Front
Let's Roll
September 11, 2001
Homeland Defense

Reverse
{National Defense Service Medal}
{Air National Guard} (emblem) {Air Force Reserve Command} (emblem)

 
Location. 32° 24.249′ N, 86° 14.95′ 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. Army Air Corps Enlisted Pilots (here, next to this marker); Vietnam Service Memorial (here, next to this marker); Korean Service Memorial & Medal (here, next to this marker); Khobar Towers Memorial (here, next to this marker); Operation Eagle Claw (here, next to this marker); Operation Allied Force (here, next to this marker); Southwest Asia Service Medal (a few steps from this marker); "That Others May Live" (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .
1. USAF Fact Sheet on Operation Noble Eagle.
Operation Noble Eagle Memorial (Reverse) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 23, 2016
2. Operation Noble Eagle Memorial (Reverse)
(Submitted on June 23, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on Operation Noble Eagle. (Submitted on June 23, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Area view of memorial (near center) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 23, 2016
3. Area view of memorial (near center)
Photos & painting about Operation Noble Eagle. image. Click for full size.
By USAF Photos
4. Photos & painting about Operation Noble Eagle.
Top left: A National Guard Heritage painting of ANG flight over the Pentagon on 9/11. Continuous combat air patrols were maintained over Washington, DC and New York City until the spring of 2002. Top right: An F-15 flies over lower Manhattan and Ground Zero during an Operation Noble Eagle combat air patrol mission several months after the 9/11 attacks. Bottom left: An F–16 Fighting Falcon flies over the Pentagon as part of Operation Noble Eagle. Bottom right: Flying over the San Francisco Bay, two F–16 Fighting Falcons move into a precontact position with a KC–135E Stratotanker before refueling during an Operation Noble Eagle training patrol.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 130 times since then and 8 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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