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

19th Bomb Group-Wing

Activated 24 June 1932

 
 
19<sup>th</sup> Bomb Group-Wing Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 19th Bomb Group-Wing Marker
Inscription.  

In honor and memory of the men who gave their all
to their country during WW II, Korea, and Vietnam.
May their deeds of valor never be forgotten.
We lived our motto "On Wings We Conquer".

Dedicated 5 October 1990


 
Erected 1990.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II.
 
Location. 39° 0.978′ N, 104° 51.321′ 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. Pearl Harbor Survivors Association (here, next to this marker); 357th Fighter Group (here, next to this marker); 474th Fighter Group (here, next to this marker); P51 Mustang Pilots Association (here, next to this marker); 5th Bombardment Group (H)
19<sup>th</sup> Bomb Group-Wing Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 19th Bomb Group-Wing Marker on Memorial Wall
(here, next to this marker); 19th Troop Carrier Squadron (here, next to this marker); 64th Fighter Squadron (here, next to this marker); 48th Fighter-Bomber Wing (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. 19th Bombardment Group (WWII). History of War entry (Submitted on December 31, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. 19th Bomb Group in Australia during WWII. Oz at War entry (Submitted on December 31, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. 19th Bombardment Wing. Strategic Air Command entry (Submitted on December 31, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
The 19th Bomb Group on parade at Longreach. Australia image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, unknown
3. The 19th Bomb Group on parade at Longreach. Australia
Captain Felix Hardison, the commander of 93 Squadron is standing in front of his Squadron. At the right hand side of the photograph is the original hanger in which QANTAS began its operation at Longreach in 1920.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 31, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 24 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 31, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on January 28, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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