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

69th Fighter/Fighter-Bomber/Tactical Fighter Squadron

5th Air Force

 
 
69th Fighter/Fighter-Bomber/Tactical Fighter Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 69th Fighter/Fighter-Bomber/Tactical Fighter Squadron Marker
Inscription.  

69th Fighter Squadron
Asiatic Pacific Campaign
Nov. 1943 - Sept. 1945

69th Fighter-Bomber Squadron
Korea, July 1952 - July 1953

69th Tactical Fighter Squadron
Persian Gulf, Jan. 1991 - Feb. 1991

To honor all 69th Squadron personnel
for their devoted service to our country
and the cause of freedom

Dedicated 8 October 1993


 
Erected 1993 by 69th Werewolves Reunion Association.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, 1st Iraq & Desert StormWar, KoreanWar, World II.
 
Location. 39° 0.96′ N, 104° 51.299′ 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. 5th Air Force Memorial (here, next to this marker); 345th Bombardment Group (M)
69th Fighter/Fighter-Bomber/Tactical Fighter Squadron Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 69th Fighter/Fighter-Bomber/Tactical Fighter Squadron Marker on Memorial Wall
(here, next to this marker); 8th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron (here, next to this marker); Forty Third Bomb Group (H) (here, next to this marker); 38th Bomb Group (here, next to this marker); 90th Bomb Group (H) B-24 (Jolly Rogers) (here, next to this marker); 26th Photo Reconnaissance Squadron (here, next to this marker); 39th Fighter Squadron (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. 69 Fighter Squadron (AFRC) Fact Sheet. (Submitted on December 17, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. F-68 Sabre Jets, 69th Fighter Bomber Squadron, Korea, 04/1955 (YouTube). (Submitted on December 17, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 17, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 17, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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