Scott Air Force Base in St. Clair County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
In tribute to the Airlifters of the United States Air Force who valiantly serve and gallantly died in support of this nations dedication to the principles of liberty and freedom.
Humanitarian airlift extends the olive branch of peace and hope to those in need. Combat airlift delivers the arrows of war against those who seek to destroy the United States of America or her allies.
Let the events inscribed here on remind all airlifts of their proud heritage and give them renewed strength to meet the challenges of the future.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Military.
Location. 38° 32.392′ N, 89° 51.819′ W. Marker is in Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, in St. Clair County. Memorial is on Main Street 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. Colonel Earl B. Young (here, next to this marker); Lt Gen William H. Tunner (here, next to this marker); Lt Gen Joseph Smith Gen William G. Moore Jr. (a few steps from this marker); Sergeant William H. Pitsenbarger (a few steps from this marker); Major Gen James I. "Bagger' Baginiski (a few steps from this marker); Maj. Gen Robert. Patterson (a few steps from this marker); John F. Shea (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scott Air Force Base.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 19, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 75 times since then and 14 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on October 19, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.