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

320th Air Refueling Squadron

 
 
320th Air Refueling Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 320th Air Refueling Squadron Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated in remembrance of all who served in the
320th Air Refueling Squadron
March Air Force Base, California

Activated 1 July 1952 • Deactivated 15 Sept. 1962

During its existence:
Flew 25 million miles and
transferred 50 million gallons of fuel.
Made refueling contacts with B-47's, B-50's, and B-52's
All accomplished without losing a single aircraft or life.

320th Bomb Wing Outstanding Unit Award
12th Air Division Best Refueling Squadron Award
15th Air Force Colonel Frank Ellis Operations Award
(Permanent possession)
U.S.A.F. Outstanding Unit Award


 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, Cold.
 
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
320th Air Refueling Squadron Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 320th Air Refueling Squadron Marker on Memorial Wall
Marker is on the back (west) side of this Memorial Wall, not pictured
of this marker. 5th Air Force Memorial (here, next to this marker); 345th Bombardment Group (M) (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); 69th Fighter/Fighter-Bomber/Tactical Fighter Squadron (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). 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 . . .  320th Air Refueling Squadron at Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 20, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 20, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 24 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 20, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
 
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Mar. 6, 2021