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United States Air Force Academy in El Paso County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Veterans Memorial

 
 
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
1. Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  

The Benches on this Visitor Center Trail
Have Been Provided in Memory of the Following
Deceased U.S. Air Force Academy Graduates:

Charles Dorsey Conover, '61
Benjamin Barnes Frederick, '63
Frank Delzell Ralston III, '63
Lawrence Kesther Ridge, '75
Alan Lombardi, '76
Charles Duane Iott, '79
and his son, Craig N. Iott
Donn Kent McCorkindale, '82
Timothy William Kehler, '83
And By
The West Point Class of 1950
The Air Force Academy Class of 1961


 
Erected by The Association of Graduates.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Patriots & Patriotism.
 
Location. 39° 0.409′ N, 104° 53.632′ W. Marker is in United States Air Force Academy, Colorado, in El Paso County. Marker is along the walking path from the Visitor Center to the Chapel. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: USAF Academy CO 80840, 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. Forest Management (a few steps from this marker); Landscape Fire Ecology (a few steps from this marker); Scrub (Gambel's) Oak
Veterans Memorial and Benches image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
2. Veterans Memorial and Benches
Marker is on the rock by the trail and light pole
(within shouting distance of this marker); Before the Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); An Ancient Geologic Past (within shouting distance of this marker); Abert's Squirrel (within shouting distance of this marker); Fuel Hazard Mitigation (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Memorial Pavilion Roll Call Record Locator Room (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in United States Air Force Academy.
 
More about this memorial. Visitors must have an unexpired official photo ID to present to security to access the USAF Academy grounds.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 19, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 48 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 19, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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