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Bellefontaine in Logan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Remembrance 1951- 1969

664th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron

 

— Ohio Hi- Point Career Center —

 
Remembrance 1951- 1969 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 19, 2015
1. Remembrance 1951- 1969 Marker
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Inscription.  Bellefontaine, Ohio was home of the 664th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron of the United States Air Force. Young men from all over America served here as part of our nation’s Air Defense Forces. To honor those who served here and dedicated a part of their lives in service to their country, we dedicate this historical marker. God bless America and long live the memory of those who served
 
Erected 2008 by veterans of 664th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, Cold.
 
Location. 40° 22.323′ N, 83° 43.196′ W. Marker is in Bellefontaine, Ohio, in Logan County. Memorial is on East Sandusky Avenue (Ohio Route 540), on the right when traveling south. marker is on the grounds of the Ohio Hi Point Career Center, on the driveway, just off East Sandusky Ave. The school is the site of the former Air Force base. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2458 E Sandusky Ave, Bellefontaine OH 43311, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies
Remembrance 1951- 1969 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert Baughman, November 13, 2020
2. Remembrance 1951- 1969 Marker
. Ohio Hi Point Career Center (a few steps from this marker); Campbell Hill (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bellefontaine War Memorial (approx. 1½ miles away); Myeerah Trail / Historic Logan County (approx. 1½ miles away); Bellefontaine Vietnam Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Harley Long Building (approx. 1.7 miles away); Blair Casey Park (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Mills Brothers (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bellefontaine.
 
More about this marker. The marker has been moved from the entrance to the Ohio HI Point Career Center to the top of the hill at the highest point in Ohio.
 
Remembrance 1951- 1969 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 19, 2015
3. Remembrance 1951- 1969 Marker
This is the marker in its previous location, directly ahead are the gates to the vocational school, site of the former radar base.
664th Air Force Radar Base image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick
4. 664th Air Force Radar Base
archived post card from the 1960's
664th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick
5. 664th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron
shoulder patch of the 664th
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 24, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 365 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on November 13, 2020, by Robert Baughman of Bellefontaine, Ohio. Photos:   1. submitted on March 24, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio.   2. submitted on November 13, 2020, by Robert Baughman of Bellefontaine, Ohio.   3, 4, 5. submitted on March 24, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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