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

AAF-USAF Crash Rescue Boat Assn.

 
 
AAF-USAF Crash Rescue Boat Assn. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
1. AAF-USAF Crash Rescue Boat Assn. Marker
Inscription.  

We served that others might
live to serve again

Hawaiian Islands, World War II

23rd Materiel Sq.
927th Boat Co. (Avn)
13th Emergency Rescue Boat Sq.


 
Erected by AAF-USAF Crash Rescue Boat Association.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels.
 
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)
AAF-USAF Crash Rescue Boat Assn. Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
2. AAF-USAF Crash Rescue Boat Assn. Marker on Memorial Wall
(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). 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. U.S. Crash Boats. (Submitted on December 4, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. World War II AAF Crashboats (Official Association website). (Submitted on December 4, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. The "Air Force Navy" sails into Tacoma (2005). (Submitted on December 4, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 4, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 28 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 4, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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