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Dalhart in Dallam County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

305th Airdrome Squadron Memorial

Organized at Dalhart Army Air Base April 1943

 
 
305th Airdrome Squadron Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 22, 2015
1. 305th Airdrome Squadron Memorial
Inscription.  
Memorial
to
The 305th Airdrome Squadron
Organized at Dalhart Army Air Base April 1943
Dedicated To
Our First Commander
Major Frank H. Blakey
Killed in New Guinea June 1944
And To
Our Last Commander
1st Lt. Joel D. Burt
World War II Service
Dalhart New Guinea
Leyte Philippine Islands Okinawa
Irumagawa Japan

Dedicated September 2001

 
Erected 2001.
 
Location. 36° 3.684′ N, 102° 31.383′ W. Marker is in Dalhart, Texas, in Dallam County. Marker is at the intersection of East 5th Street and Denrock Avenue, on the right when traveling west on East 5th Street. Marker is located beside the sidewalk at the southwest corner of the Dallam County Courthouse grounds, facing west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 East 5th Street, Dalhart TX 79022, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dallam County (within shouting distance of this marker); Dallam County Courthouse (within shouting distance
305th Airdrome Squadron Memorial (<i>wide view; Dallam County Courthouse in background</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 22, 2015
2. 305th Airdrome Squadron Memorial (wide view; Dallam County Courthouse in background)
of this marker); Texas Sesquicentennial (within shouting distance of this marker); James R. Fox, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Dalhart High School Boys World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Dalhart Army Air Field (approx. mile away); St. James Church (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Dallam County (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dalhart.
 
More about this memorial. Memorial is a 5-foot tall stainless steel obelisk, with a this large metal plaque on the west side.
 
Also see . . .  305 Operations Support Squadron. The 305th Operations Support Squadron was originally constituted as the 305th Airdrome Squadron on April 1,1943, and was primarily tasked with operating airfields in New Guinea and the Philippines during World War II. Deactivated after the war, the squadron was reconstituted as the 305th Operations Support Squadron in 1991, and relocated to McGuire AFB in 1994. The squadron combines numerous support activities into a single unit to integrate training, planning, and operations support for JB MDL's active duty and reserve flying squadrons. (Submitted on January 6, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 6, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 82 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 6, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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