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Founding of the U.S. Air Force Arlington Committee

 
 
Founding of the U.S. Air Force Arlington Committee Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, August 17, 2019
1. Founding of the U.S. Air Force Arlington Committee Marker
Inscription.  
Commemorating
the founding of the
U S A F Arlington Committee
by
General and Mrs.
Hoyt S. Vandenberg, Sr.
1948

 
Erected 1983 by U.S. Air Force Officers' Wives Club.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsMilitary. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1948.
 
Location. 38° 52.982′ N, 77° 4.22′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. Marker is on Custis Walk just east of Sheridan Drive, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30 Sherman Drive, Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. America the Beautiful Memorial Grove (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Honoring the Women Who Served (about 300 feet away); Gold Star Mothers Memorial (about 500 feet away); World War II Killed in Action Memorial (about 600 feet away); Mary Randolph
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(about 700 feet away); Women in Military Service for America Memorial (about 700 feet away); Amphibious Scouts and Raiders World War II (about 800 feet away); The 82nd Airborne Division Association (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 85 times since then and 8 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 17, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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May. 26, 2022