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Blissfield in Lenawee County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

F-105G Thunderchief

Aircraft Record Aug. 26 1987

 
 
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By TeamOHE, November 28, 2019
1. F-105G Thunderchief Marker
Inscription.  

The F-105G, serial number 82-4425 was manufactured by Republic at Farmingdale, NY and entered the USAF inventory on January 16, 1964. Below are this aircraft's unit assignments, as we interpret its records:

Jan 64 to 4th Tactical Fighter Wing (Tactical Air Command), Seymour Johnson AFB NC
Mar 64 to 4485th test wing (TAC), Eglin AFB FL
Apr 84 to 4th Tactical Fighter Wing (TAC). Seymour Johnson AFB NC
May 64 to 4485th Test Wing (TAC), Eglin AFB FL
Dec 64 to 4th Tactical Fighter Wing (TAC), Seymour Johnson AFB NC
Apr 65 to 4485th Test Wing (TAC), Eglin AFB FL
Jun 65 to 4th Tactical Fighter Wing (TAC), Seymour Johnson AFB NC
Aug 65 to Republic Aviation Corp. Crestview FL for work
Oct 65 to 4520th Combat Crew Training Wing (TAC), Nellis AFB NY
Oct 66 to Sacramento Air Materiel Area McClellan AFB CA
Oct 66 to 4525th Fighter Weapons Wing (TAC), Nellis AFB NY
Jan 68 deployed to Osan AB Korea
Jul 68 deployed to Kadena AB Japan
Jul 68 deployed to Osan AB Korea
Jul 68 deployed to Kwanju AB Korea
Jul 68 deployed to Kadena AB Japan
Nov 68 to 8th Tactical Fighter
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By TeamOHE, November 28, 2019
2. F-105G Thunderchief Marker
Wing (Pacific Air Force), Kadena AB Japan
Feb 69 Eight deployments to Kwanju AB Korea
Feb 70 Re-designated F-105G
Oct 70 to Sacramento Air Materiel Area, McClellan AFB CA
May 71 to 388th Tactical Fighter Wing (PACAPF), Corat RTAB Thailand
Sept 73 to 35th Tactical Fighter Wing (TAC), George AFB CA
Nov 77 deployed to Nellis AFB NY
Nov 77 returned to George AFB CA
Jun 78 deployed to MacDill AFB FL
Jul 78 deployed to Nellis AFB NY
Jul 78 deployed to George AFB CA
Aug 78 deployed to Karup AFB Denmark
Sept 78 deployed to George AFB CA
Sept 79 to 116th Tactical Fighter Wing (Air National Guard, Dobbins AFB GA
Jan 83 remained in inactive status, Dobbins AFB GA
Above entry represents latest information available, to date

Lynn O. Gamma
Deputy Division Chief

Special thanks to those who took their time and effort along with equipment to get the aircraft here and to assemble it. Broadback for 2 sem tractors and trailers, Parker Tagsold Jr. for semi tractor, Norton Equipment for trailer, for transporting from Wright Patterson Airforce base to Blissfield, Madison Michine for mounting hardware, and Floyds Rigging for assembling.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 41° 50.088′ N, 83° 52.273′ 
F-105G Thunderchief Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, November 28, 2019
3. F-105G Thunderchief Marker
W. Marker is in Blissfield, Michigan, in Lenawee County. Memorial is at the intersection of West Adrian Street and High Street, on the right when traveling east on West Adrian Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blissfield MI 49228, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Hiram D. Ellis House (within shouting distance of this marker); Carpenter House (within shouting distance of this marker); Erie & Kalamazoo Railroad (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Erie and Kalamazoo Rail Road / Rail Road (about 600 feet away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. ¼ mile away); G.A.R. Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Blissfield Hotel (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blissfield.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 58 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 22, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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