Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

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

27th Fighter Wing

 
 
27<sup>th</sup> Fighter Wing Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
1. 27th Fighter Wing Marker
Inscription.  

Kearney AFB, Nebraska
1947 - 1949

Bergstrom AFB, Texas
1949 - 1958

In Their Memory


 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, Cold.
 
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
27<sup>th</sup> Fighter Wing Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
2. 27th Fighter Wing Marker on Memorial Wall
(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. About Kearney Army Air Field. UNK History Department entry (Submitted on December 9, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Kearney Airbase History. City of Kearney entry (Submitted on December 9, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. Kearney Air Force Base History. The Nebraska Cold War Legacy Project entry (Submitted on December 9, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

4. Bergstrom Air Force Base. Texas State Historical Association entry (Submitted on December 9, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

5. Bergstrom Air Force Base [aerial view]. The Portal to Texas History entry (Submitted on December 9, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 522 Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, 27th Fighter Wing (2007) image. Click for full size.
via USAF, 2007
3. F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 522 Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, 27th Fighter Wing (2007)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 9, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 36 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 9, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on January 22, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
Paid Advertisement
Feb. 26, 2021