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

36th Tactical Fighter Wing

Bitburg Air Base, Germany

 

— 1953-1994 —

 
36th Tactical Fighter Wing Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 36th Tactical Fighter Wing Marker
Inscription.  

[22nd, 23rd, 53rd, and 525th Tactical Fighter Squadron Emblems]

Dedicated August 2015 by flying squadron alumni,
to honor all those who served their country at
Bitburg AB, and in memory of those who
gave their lives defending freedom


 
Erected 2015 by 36th Tactical Fighter Wing Alumni.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, 1st Iraq & Desert StormWar, 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 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)
36th Tactical Fighter Wing Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 36th Tactical Fighter Wing Marker on Memorial Wall
Marker is on the back (west) side of this Memorial Wall, not pictured
(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.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 21, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 28 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 21, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Full photo of back (west) side of Memorial Wall • Can you help?
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Feb. 25, 2021