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

10th Emergency Rescue Boat Squadron

1942 - 1945

 
 
10th Emergency Rescue Boat Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 10th Emergency Rescue Boat Squadron Marker
Inscription.  

In memory of those brave and forgotten airmen
of the 11th Air Force, whom God chose to place
beyond our reach, and who lost their lives in the
unforgiving waters of coastal Alaska, the Aleutian Islands,
the North Pacific, Bering Sea and the Kurile Islands.

 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Lost at Sea series list.
 
Location. 39° 0.978′ N, 104° 51.3′ 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. 11th Air Force (here, next to this marker); 21st Bombardment Squadron (H) (here, next to this marker); 11th Fighter Squadron (here, next to this marker); 344th Fighter Squadron
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(here, next to this marker); 73rd Bomb Squadron (M) (here, next to this marker); 18th Pursuit and Fighter Squadron (here, next to this marker); 54th Fighter Group (here, next to this marker); 507th Fighter Group (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. The 10th Emergency Rescue Boat Squadron. The Aleutians website entry (Submitted on January 18, 2023, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. U.S. Crash Boats. Website homepage (Submitted on December 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. 10th Air Rescue Squadron. USAF Helicopter Pilot Association website entry (Submitted on December 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

4. An Army Squadron of Boats?. National Park Service website entry (Submitted on December 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
P-510 on standby off Attu image. Click for full size.
via The Aleutians, unknown
2. P-510 on standby off Attu
10th Emergency Rescue Boat Squadron Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
3. 10th Emergency Rescue Boat Squadron Marker on Memorial Wall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 18, 2023. It was originally submitted on December 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 292 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on January 18, 2023, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3. submitted on December 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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