Naval Air Station Pensacola in Escambia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Cradle of Naval Aviation
Naval Aviator Number 3
“Having benefited from the many accomplishments of generations past, the possibilities envisioned 100 years ago have become reality. NAS Pensacola continues to train the world’s best warfighters in the full spectrum of aviation, aviation maintenance, aerospace medicine, information dominance and many other enabling areas of national security.”
Naval Air Station Pensacola
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Military.
Location. 30° 21.032′ N, 87° 18.2′ W. Marker is in Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida, in Escambia County. Memorial can be reached from S. Blue Angels Pkwy. near Radford Blvd., on the left when traveling east. Located at the National Naval Aviation Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1750 Radford Blvd, Pensacola FL 32508, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The National Flight Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); USS Essex (CV-9) Anchor (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); USS Antietam (CV-36) Anchor (about 600 feet away); Pensacola’s First Lighthouse Pelicans In Paradise (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pensacola Lighthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Resisting Land-based Assaults (approx. half a mile away); Spain to Pensacola (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Naval Air Station Pensacola.
Also see . . .
1. National Naval Aviation Museum. (Submitted on April 12, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. John Henry Towerson Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 12, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2017. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 568 times since then and 218 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 12, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.