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Fort Bragg in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

C-7 "Caribou"

 
 
C-7 "Caribou" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2009
1. C-7 "Caribou" Marker
Inscription.  First flown by the Army in the 1960s, the C-7 was used to provide logistic support, particularly in Vietnam. Used to support airborne training through the 1970s. This aircraft was used by the U.S. Army Parachute Demonstration Team, the Golden Knights.
 
Erected by 82nd Airborne Division Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceEducationWar, ColdWar, Vietnam.
 
Location. 35° 7.823′ N, 79° 1.308′ W. Marker is in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker and airplane are on display about 225 feet east of the 82d Airborne Division Museum, Building C-6841, off Ardennes Street near Gela Street. Access is restricted due to Fort Bragg being an active military installation. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Bragg NC 28310, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fairchild C-123-K (within shouting distance of this marker); UH-1A Iroquois Utility Helicopter (within shouting distance of this marker); Douglas C-47
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(within shouting distance of this marker); M-551A1 Sheridan Armored Reconnaissance/Airborne Assault Vehicle (within shouting distance of this marker); 328th Infantry Rock (within shouting distance of this marker); Fairchild C-119 (within shouting distance of this marker); 4th Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); M-56 Scorpion Self-Propelled Antitank Gun (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Bragg.
 
Also see . . .
1. C-7 Caribou Fact Sheet. (Submitted on May 28, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. C-7 Caribou Association. (Submitted on May 28, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
C-7 "Caribou" and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2009
2. C-7 "Caribou" and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 819 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 28, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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Oct. 3, 2023