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

Khobar Towers Memorial

Dhahran Saudia Arabia

 

25 June 1996

 
Khobar Towers Memorial (Front) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 23, 2016
1. Khobar Towers Memorial (Front)
Inscription.
Front
Khobar Towers
Dhahran   Saudia Arabia
25 June 1996

Right side
Eglin AFB Florida

MSgt Kendall K. Kitson, Jr.
TSgt Daniel B. Cafourek
TSgt Patrick P. Fennig
TSgt Thanh Van Nguyen
Sgt Millard D. Campbell
SrA Earl F. Cartrette, Jr.
SrA Jeremy A. Taylor
A1C Brent E. Marthaler
A1C Brian W. McVeigh
A1C Peter J. Morgera
A1C Joseph E. Rimkus
A1C Joshua E. Woody

Rear
The Sword
of Retribution
and Vigilance
for our 19 Lost
Warriors So
Others May Live


Left
Patrick AFB Florida

Captain Christopher J. Adams
Captain Leland T. Haun
MSgt Michael G. Heiser
SSgt Kevin J. Johnson
A1C Justin R. Wood

Offutt AFB Nebraska

SSgt Ronald L. King

Wright- Patterson AFB Ohio

A1C Christopher Lester

 
Erected 1999.
 
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
Khobar Towers Memorial (Right Side) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 23, 2016
2. Khobar Towers Memorial (Right Side)
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. Korean Service Memorial & Medal (here, next to this marker); Operation Noble Eagle (here, next to this marker); Southwest Asia Service Medal (here, next 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 (a few steps from 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.
 
Regarding Khobar Towers Memorial. This bombing was the first act of terrorism against the United States Air Force and it completely changed the way the Air Force trained to deploy overseas.

This memorial and one at Eglin AFB, Florida display memorials to the victims of the Khobar Tower bombing.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the Khobar Towers bombing. (Submitted on June 23, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Khobar Towers Memorial (Rear) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 23, 2016
3. Khobar Towers Memorial (Rear)
Purple Heart Medal
Khobar Towers Memorial (Left Side) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 23, 2016
4. Khobar Towers Memorial (Left Side)
Khobar Towers, Saudia Arabia image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain (DOD Photo)
5. Khobar Towers, Saudia Arabia
Area view of memorial near Enlisted Heritage Hall. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 23, 2016
6. Area view of memorial near Enlisted Heritage Hall.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 285 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on July 3, 2016.
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