United States Air Force Academy in El Paso County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Men and Women
who made the ultimate sacrifice
protecting our Nation
On behalf of BSA Troop 79
as an Eagle Scout project, 2014
Erected 2014 by Boy Scout Troop 79.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism.
Location. 39° 1.017′ N, 104° 51.263′ W. Marker is in United States Air Force Academy, Colorado, in El Paso County. Marker is in the Memorial Plaza's Winged Refuge, 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. Memorial Pavilion (here, next to this marker); Winged Refuge and Airman (a few steps from this marker); Association of Graduates Memorial Pavilion (within shouting distance of this marker); Howard J. Withycombe Memorial Pavilion Courtyard (within shouting distance Memorial Pavilion Driveway and Turnaround (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Air Force (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 21st Bombardment Squadron (H) (about 300 feet away); 11th Fighter Squadron (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in United States Air Force Academy.
More about this memorial. Must have a valid ID to enter the USAF Academy grounds.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 106 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 13, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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