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

Airlift Hall of Fame Memorial

 
 
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Photographed By Thomas Smith, October 5, 2021
1. Airlift Hall of Fame Memorial
Inscription.  
This airlift hall of fame memorial is dedicated to the men and women who have contributed to airlift and the success of this great nation and our freedom.

Built with contribution and donated to the United States Air Force by the Airlift Association. This memorial consist of three major sections. here, on the east end, is a piece of the Berlin Wall furnished by the Luftbruecke Chapter of the Airlift Association, along with a Replica of the Berlin Airlift memorial featuring the Luftbruecke or "air bridge" signifying the sustaining airlift provide to Berlin. To the west is airlift memorial commemorating those who given their lives conducting airlift missions for this country. The two memorials are connected by the walkway of fame. Significant contributors to airlift are inducted into the Hall of Fame annually by the Airlift Association, and are represented by bronze bust on the pillars lining the walkway.

We stand in awe of those who went before and paved the way -- Through their tenacity, dedication, and hard work, we are a free world.
 
Erected 1991.
 
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Location. 38° 32.408′ N, 89° 51.818′ W. Marker is in Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, in St. Clair County. Memorial is on Heritage Drive just east of Symington Drive when traveling south. 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. General Duane H. Cassidy (here, next to this marker); Major General Paul L. Williams (here, next to this marker); General Thomas M. Ryan Jr. (here, next to this marker); Aeromedical Evacuation Legacy Team (here, next to this marker); C-17 Pathfinder Loadmasters (a few steps from this marker); Gen Robert E. "Dutch" Huyser (a few steps from this marker); Col Gail S. Halvorsen (a few steps from this marker); Pioneers of Aerial Refueling (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scott Air Force Base.
 
Airlift Hall of Fame Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Smith, October 5, 2021
2. Airlift Hall of Fame Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 15, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 76 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 15, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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