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Williams Field Honor Roll, Chandler, Arizona

Former Williams AFB Parade Grounds, Flagpole, and Monument Garden

— Arizona State University Polytechnic Campus —

 
 
Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Peter Fischer, July 1, 2020
1. Honor Roll
Williams Field, Chandler, Arizona Honor Roll
Inscription.  

Honor Roll
Williams Field, Chandler, Arizona


J. W. Allsbury 42-13 · C. V. S. Duncan Jr. 42-F · J.J. Colasuonno 42-E · P. G. Jameson 42-H · D. L.Burgess 42-E · R.C. Greybill 42-16 · C.W.Khidrup 42-G · W. H. Hamilton 42-G · S. M. Magill 42-16 · J.B. Addelman 42-E · T. J. Callahan 42-H · O.A. Hloucal Jr. 42-H · J. E. Morehead 42-G · J.B. Mattingly Jr. 42-16 · W.O. Hutchens 42-F · L. N. Wattenbarger 42-H · W.L.Jacobsen 43-B · R. L. Kipper Jr. 43-B · D.D. Margwarth 42-G · E.E.Holstein 42-D · S.W.Weatherford 42-D · L. R. Quaglino 43-A · B.J. Cardwell 42-E · J. M. Kleiman 42-F · F. A. Everett Jr. 42-K · H. A. Kohnert 42-G · D. M. Leighton 42-D · T. A.Jankowski 42 F · C.E.T. Markham 42-17 · B. B. Campbell 42-H · B. R Michener 42-17 · L.A. De La Croix 42-J · D. M. Erickson 42-13 · R. Gormsbee Jr. 42-17 · D.D. Healion Jr. 42-G · D.A.Polaschek 42-17 · H. M. Graham 42-G · W.R. Calvert 42-F · W. S. Havens 42-16 · P. W. Roberts 42-E · E.L. Poulson 43-C · C. A. Cressy 42-17 · J.A. Dickey 42-F · E.J. Gedeon 42-E · R. E. Gardner 42-H · W. H. Heiley 43-B · K. L. Waldron 42-H · R.L.Workman 42-H · E.C. Wayman 42-H · C.F. Ewan Jr. 42-K
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· J.E. Hopkins 42-F · D.J. Essmyer 42-G · F. R. Bailey 42-F · F.P. Vergon 42-H · L. E. Horras 42-E · L. D. Rohwer 42-G · A.R. Lukich 42-H · E.L.Tozier 42-G · W.E. Mackey 42-17 · S.M. Foster 42-F · R. D. Kelley 42-F · D. A. Norton 42-17 · G. M. Milsap 42-16 · P. W. Packer 43-A · F. H. Phifer 42-17 · T. F Lambie 42-B · E.L. Rodgen 43-2 · L.P. Stephan 42-D · J.K. Massie 42-G · B. Supiano 42-16 · J.L. Longan 42-16 · J.R.Tucker 42-12 · J.T. Ayers 42-17 · I. Foster 42-E · R. H. Godde 43-3 · L. Spies 42-G · C.F. Krohl 42-F · W.Taylor 42-H · R.L. Talas 42-13 · V. J. Reed 42:12 · R. L. Carey 42-H · J. R. King 42-F · M. Mosco 42-17 · G. J. Lally 42-F · R. Theis 42-17 · E.H. Wilson 42-H · R. J. Price 42-16 · R. N. Azar 42-D · C.E. Smith 43-A · S.E. Anton 42-H · J.J. Huber Jr. 42-16 · D. E. Lear 42-F · W. S. Flood 42-F · C. H. Gerry 42-E · R. J. Ford 42-E · E.G. Duffy 42-F · W. R. Kemp 42-G · R.E. Young 42-17 · A.N. Inman 42-E · P. A. Timpo 43-3 · K. C. Sparks 42-D · T.H. Isley 42-F · P. F. Tooman 42-H · R.E. Ford 42-K · L. G. Travis 42-17 · J. E. Hill 43-B · R. G. Ward 42-17 · F. F. West 42-K
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryPatriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the Valor in Aerial Operations series list.
 
Location. 33° 18.429′ N, 111° 40.791′ 
An additional tablet for the Arizona State University East Campus Dedication image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Peter Fischer, July 1, 2020
2. An additional tablet for the Arizona State University East Campus Dedication
Dedicated on this site November, 8, 1996
A New Campus for a New Century
W. Marker is in Mesa, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Memorial is at the intersection of Innovation Way West and East Williams Field Road, on the right when traveling north on Innovation Way West. The monument garden area adjacent to the flagpole includes seven markers. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mesa AZ 85212, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rittenhouse Elementary School (approx. 4 miles away); Engine 1673 (approx. 4.2 miles away); Gilbert Elementary School (approx. 7 miles away); Gilbert Town Hall (approx. 7.1 miles away); Clement's Garage (approx. 7.1 miles away); Dance Pavilion (approx. 7.1 miles away); The Bank of Gilbert (approx. 7.1 miles away); Tone Building (approx. 7.2 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Note that the marker includes additional information about military awards after each name which were not included in the transcription. Awards include the Congressional Medal of Honor, the Distinguished Service Cross, the Distinguished Service Medal, the Distinguished Flying Cross, Oak Leaf Clusters, Silver Star, Purple Heart, Soldiers Medal and Air Medal. Please see the photo for this information.
 
Regarding Williams Field Honor Roll, Chandler, Arizona. The U.S., Arizona, and ASU flags wave over the Polytechnic
Korean Action USAF Fighter Pilot Dedication image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Peter Fischer, July 1, 2020
3. Korean Action USAF Fighter Pilot Dedication
Dedicated to the USAF Fighter Pilots who gave their lives in the cause of freedom during the Korean Action
1950 - 1953
6 May 1959
Campus on a flagpole constructed in 1941 for Williams Air Force Base, the former grounds on which the Polytechnic campus now resides. The flagpole, which sat at the end of the base’s parade ground, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Also see . . .  Williams Air Force Base. (Submitted on July 11, 2020.)
 
An additional tablet dedicated to John J. Rhodes, Jr. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Peter Fischer, July 1, 2020
4. An additional tablet dedicated to John J. Rhodes, Jr.
In Recognition of the Honorable John J. Rhodes, Jr.
An Original Willie Fielder
An Arizona Political Icon
A National Statesman and Patriot
A Testament to the Past and an Example for the Future
November 10, 2005
USAF Pilot Training Class 55-Q, Chandler, Arizona Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Peter Fischer, July 1, 2020
5. USAF Pilot Training Class 55-Q, Chandler, Arizona Marker
USAF Pilot Training Class 55-Q
30 June 1955
"Every Man a Tiger"
Williams AFB Dedication, Chandler, Arizona Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Peter Fischer, July 1, 2020
6. Williams AFB Dedication, Chandler, Arizona Marker
Dedicated to those who created Williams Air Force Base, using their skill and giving their lives when necessary, establishing the unique and well-known reputation of this Air Force Base, and to those who have followed, and to those who will, maintaining the dedication to a Fundamental American cause ...... Freedom
The Willy Fielders'
1941-1945
Former Williams AFB Parade Grounds and Flagpole image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Peter Fischer, July 1, 2020
7. Former Williams AFB Parade Grounds and Flagpole
Former Williams AFB Parade Grounds, Flagpole, and Monument Garden image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Peter Fischer, July 1, 2020
8. Former Williams AFB Parade Grounds, Flagpole, and Monument Garden
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2020, by Peter Fischer of Phoenix, Arizona. This page has been viewed 274 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 7, 2020, by Peter Fischer of Phoenix, Arizona.   5, 6. submitted on July 20, 2020, by Peter Fischer of Phoenix, Arizona.   7, 8. submitted on July 7, 2020, by Peter Fischer of Phoenix, Arizona. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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