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

8th Fighter-Bomber Wing

35th FBSq • 36th FBSq • 80th FBSq

 

— Korea • 1950 - 1953 —

 
8th Fighter-Bomber Wing Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
1. 8th Fighter-Bomber Wing Marker
Inscription.  

To Those Who Served

 
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 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 . . .
8th Fighter-Bomber Wing Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
2. 8th Fighter-Bomber Wing Marker on Memorial Wall

1. 8th Fighter-Bomber Wing in USAF Organizations in Korea 1950-1953. (Submitted on December 5, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Charles Loring, Valor: Sacrifice at Sniper Ridge (Frisbee, 1991). (Submitted on December 5, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 80th Fighter Squadron, Post-World War II and Korean War History. (Submitted on December 5, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 38 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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