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

USAF Pilot Class 47-C

In Honor Of

 
 
USAF Pilot Class 47-C Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
1. USAF Pilot Class 47-C Marker
Inscription.  

First USAF Pilot Class

Composed of US Army officers
many rated and with combat service

Graduated 10 October 1947

Randolph Field • Barksdale Field • Williams Field


 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, ColdWar, Korean.
 
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
USAF Pilot Class 47-C Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
2. USAF Pilot Class 47-C Marker on Memorial Wall
(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 . . .  We Wanted Wings: A History of the Cadet Aviation Program (2005). (Submitted on December 10, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 32 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 10, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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