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

94th Fighter Squadron

1st Fighter Group

 

— In Memoriam —

 
94th Fighter Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
1. 94th Fighter Squadron Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated to the memory of those who
gave their lives, those who served and
those who now serve defending our
gift of freedom

1917-1924; 1942- [Hat in the Ring emblem]

1924-1942 [Indian Head emblem]
[originally Lafayette Escadrille, then 103rd Aero Sq emblem]

World War I Engagements
Champagne-Marne • Aisne-Marne • Verdun
St. Mihiel • Meuse-Argonne

World War II Engagements
Air Combat Europe-Africa-Mediterranean Theater
Air Offensive-Europe • Algeria-French Morocco • Tunisia
Sicily • Naples-Foggia • Anzio • Rome-Arno • Normandy
Northern France • Southern France • North Apennines
Rhineland • Central Europe • Po Valley

Decorations
Distinguished Unit Citations

Italy Aug. 25, 1943 • Italy Aug. 30, 1943
Ploesti Rumania, May 18, 1944


 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 39° 0.926′ N, 104° 51.31′ W. Marker is in United
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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 . . .
1. 94th Fighter Squadron Fact Sheet. (Submitted on December 7, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 94th Fighter Squadron Collection (National Air and Space Museum). (Submitted on December 7, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 94th Aero Squadron Photo, Edward V. Rickenbacker Photograph Collection (Ohio History Connection). (Submitted on December 7, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. 94th Aero Squadron at Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 7, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. 103rd Aero Squadron at Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 7, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 44 times since then and 2 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 7, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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