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

29th Troop Carrier Squadron

9th Air Force

 

— 1942-1945 —

 
29th Troop Carrier Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
1. 29th Troop Carrier Squadron Marker
Inscription.  

To honor
the members of the
29th Troop Carrier Squadron
who served their country during WWII

Airborne Assault
Sicily • Italy • Normandy
Holland • Germany


 
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 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
29th Troop Carrier Squadron Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
2. 29th Troop Carrier Squadron Marker on Memorial Wall
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. 29 Weapons Squadron (ACC), successor to the 29th TCS. Air Force Historical Research Agency entry (Submitted on December 4, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. 29th Troop Carrier Squadron. American Air Museum in Britain entry (Submitted on December 4, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. 313th Troop Carrier Group. Army Air Forces in Europe entry (Submitted on December 4, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

4. 313th Troop Carrier Group. History of War entry (Submitted on December 4, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

5. Troop Carrier D-Day Flights (Johnston). Air Mobility Command Museum entry (Submitted on December 4, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
C-130 Hercules of 29th Tactical Airlift Squadron (successor to 29th Troop Carrier Squadron) image. Click for full size.
via Wikipedia, 1968
3. C-130 Hercules of 29th Tactical Airlift Squadron (successor to 29th Troop Carrier Squadron)
Taking off from Khe Sanh, 1968
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 4, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 29 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 4, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on January 23, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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