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

55th Reconnaissance Squadron

Long Range Weather

 

— B-24s —

 
55th Reconnaissance Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
1. 55th Reconnaissance Squadron Marker
Inscription.  

Guam • Iwo-Jima • Okinawa

1944-46

"Original Typhoon Hunters"


 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceEnvironmentPatriots & 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 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); Seventh Fighter Command (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,
55th Reconnaissance Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
2. 55th Reconnaissance Squadron Marker
next to this marker); 500th 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 . . .  55th Weather Reconnaissance Squadron. (Submitted on November 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 35 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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