“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Scott Air Force Base in St. Clair County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

Air Mobility

Air Mobility Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Smith, October 5, 2021
1. Air Mobility Marker
Inscription.  "The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991 marked the end of the cold War, resulting in the United States Air Force undergoing a significant reorganization and reduction in size. On 1 June 1992, the Air Mobility Command (AMC) was established, merging Airlift and Tanker Forces under one command and providing global mobility for America. This memorial is dedicated to the active duty, guard and reserve forces that have selflessly supported the Air Mobility Mission worldwide."
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceMilitaryWar, Cold. A significant historical date for this entry is June 1, 1992.
Location. 38° 32.402′ 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. C-17 Pathfinder Loadmasters (here, next to this marker); John F. Shea (here, next to this marker); Air Transportation Specialist
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(here, next to this marker); Pioneers of Aerial Refueling (here, next to this marker); Major Gen James I. "Bagger' Baginiski (here, next to this marker); Gen William G. Moore Jr. (here, next to this marker); Aeromedical Evacuation Legacy Team (a few steps from this marker); Gen Carl A. "Tooey" Spatz (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 21, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 99 times since then and 20 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 21, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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