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

Navigators and Observers

 
 
Navigators and Observers Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
1. Navigators and Observers Marker
Inscription.  

In memory of
Navigators and Observers

of the Army Air Corps, Army Air Forces and
United States Air Force

past and present
who served their country
to secure peace and security for all

They shot the stars and gave the headings
found the targets and fired the missiles

They wore these wings with pride

Dedicated 12 June 1998


 
Erected 1998 by the Air Force Navigators Observers Association.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, ColdWar, 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
Navigators and Observers Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
2. Navigators and Observers Marker on Memorial Wall
(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 . . .
1. Air Force Navigators Observers Association. (Submitted on December 6, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Navigators With a Difference (1987). (Submitted on December 6, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Connally/Harlingen Navigators & Observers. (Submitted on December 6, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 6, 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 6, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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