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Whitehouse Air Force Memorial

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By TeamOHE, March 22, 2020
1. Whitehouse Air Force Memorial
Inscription.  The U.S. Air Force became a separate military service on September 18, 1947 with the implementation of the National Security Act of 1947 Prior to that Act, the responsibility for military aviation was divided between the Army for land-based operations and the Navy and Marine Corps for sea based operations. The Air Force provides a rapid, flexible, and lethal air and space capability that can deliver forces anywhere in the world within hours.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceMilitary. A significant historical date for this entry is September 18, 1947.
 
Location. 41° 31.122′ N, 83° 48.224′ W. Marker is in Whitehouse, Ohio, in Lucas County. Memorial is on Providence Street (Ohio Route 64) just south of Maumee Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6710 Providence St, Whitehouse OH 43571, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marine Corps (here, next to this marker); Army (here, next to this marker); Navy (here, next to this marker); Coast Guard (here, next to this marker); Whitehouse Veterans Memorial Park
Whitehouse Air Force Memorial image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, March 22, 2020
2. Whitehouse Air Force Memorial
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(a few steps from this marker); Korean War (a few steps from this marker); World War II (a few steps from this marker); World War I (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Whitehouse.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 7, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 7, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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