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Scott Air Force Base in St. Clair County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Army Air Corps Enlisted Pilots

 
 
Army Air Corps Enlisted Pilots Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Smith, October 5, 2021
1. Army Air Corps Enlisted Pilots Marker
Inscription.  Between 1919 and 1942 nearly 3000 enlisted men earned their pilot wings and went on to fly, fight and die in all operations and in all types of aircrafts, several hundred enlisted pilots went into troop carrier and cargo operations, pioneering new air routes all over the world and becoming the start of the military Airlift Command. This memorial is dedicated to the contributions made to the progress of Military Aviation by enlisted pilots, the heroism they displayed, and the sacrifices they made in defense of their country.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceMilitary.
 
Location. 38° 32.406′ N, 89° 51.812′ W. Marker is in Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, in St. Clair County. Memorial is on Heritage Drive just east of Symington Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Heritage Dr, Scott Air Force Base IL 62225, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Air Refueling (here, next to this marker); Sgt John L. Levitow (here, next to this marker); Major General Paul L. Williams
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(here, next to this marker); Nancy Harkness Love (here, next to this marker); Lieutenant General Ira C. Eaker (a few steps from this marker); Airlift Hall of Fame Memorial (a few steps from this marker); C-17 Pathfinder Loadmasters (a few steps from this marker); General Duane H. Cassidy (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scott Air Force Base.
 
Army Air Corps Enlisted Pilots Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Smith, October 5, 2021
2. Army Air Corps Enlisted Pilots Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 76 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 6, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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