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

Seventh Fighter Command

7 December 1941 – 15 August 1945

 

— Sun Setters VII —

 
Seventh Fighter Command Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
1. Seventh Fighter Command Marker
Inscription.  

Fighter Groups
15th, 18th, 21st, 318th, 414th and 506th

Night Fighter Squadrons
6th, 548th and 549th

Dedicated to those valiant men who served
in the air war against the Japanese Empire
from Hawaii 7 December 1941 to Japan 15 August 1945.

Campaigns
Hawaiian Is., Midway Is., Gilbert/Marshall Is.,
Solomon Is., Marianas Is., Iwo Jima Is.,
Ryukyus Is. And Japan

The Seventh Fighter Command units are credited with the
first and last aerial victories of World War II

Combat Aircraft
P-36, P-39, P-38, P-40,
P-47, P-51, P-61, P-70.


 
Erected by Seventh Fighter Command Association.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, World II.
 
Location. 39° 0.926′ N, 104° 51.31′ W. Marker is in United States Air Force Academy, Colorado, in El Paso County. Marker is in the United States Air Force Academy Cemetery, on Parade Loop west of Stadium Boulevard, on the right when traveling
Seventh Fighter Command Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
2. Seventh Fighter Command Marker on Memorial Wall
west. 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 walking distance of this marker. 20th Air Force (here, next to this marker); 18th Fighter Group • 318th Fighter Group (here, next to this marker); 499th Bombardment Group (VH) (here, next to this marker); 497th Bombardment Group (VH) (here, next to this marker); 414th Fighter Group • 506th Fighter Group (here, next to this marker); 15th Fighter Group • 21st Fighter Group (here, next to this marker); 500th Bombardment Group (VH) (here, next to this marker); 498th Bombardment Group (VH) (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in United States Air Force Academy.
 
More about this marker. Must have a valid ID to enter the USAF Academy grounds.
 
Also see . . .
1. 7th Fighter Command. (Submitted on November 27, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Seventh Fighter Command Night Fighter Squadrons. (Submitted on November 27, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 27, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 54 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 27, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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