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Lackland Air Force Base in Bexar County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

OCS Class 62-A

 
 
OCS Class 62-A Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 29, 2010
1. OCS Class 62-A Memorial
Inscription.  
Dedicated
to those young airmen
who became known as
Class 62-A
U.S.A.F.
Officer Candidate
School
Apr. 3 1961-Sept. 22, 1961
To Our Fallen Comrades
Rest Easy,
Sleep Well My Brother.
Know The Line Was Held,
Your Job Is Done.
Rest Easy,
Sleep Well.
Others Have Taken Up
Where You Fell.
The Line Was Held,
Peace, Peace And Farewell.

From Your O.C.S. Classmates

 
Erected by OCS Class 62-A.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceEducation.
 
Location. 29° 23.353′ N, 98° 36.98′ W. Marker is in Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in Bexar County. Memorial is at the intersection of Kenly Avenue and Truemper Street, on the right when traveling south on Kenly Avenue. Memorial is near the former site of Chapel No. 1. Access is restricted due to Lackland AFB being an active military installation. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jbsa Lackland TX 78236, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4
OCS Class 62-A Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 29, 2010
2. OCS Class 62-A Marker
miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. USAF Officer Candidate School (a few steps from this marker); Aviation Cadets (within shouting distance of this marker); One More Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); Order of Daedalians / Fighter Aces Association (within shouting distance of this marker); MTI Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); C-121 "Constellation" (approx. mile away); "Kelly No. 2" Flight Line (approx. 2.6 miles away); Kelly Air Force Base (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lackland Air Force Base.
 
OCS Class 62-A Tribute image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 29, 2010
3. OCS Class 62-A Tribute
OCS Class 62-A Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 29, 2010
4. OCS Class 62-A Memorial
Looking SW, with tribute pavers at base of memorial.
Leonard C. Leeser Memorial Paver image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 29, 2010
5. Leonard C. Leeser Memorial Paver
[Member of OCS Class 62-A]
HH-53B Jolly Green
So Others May Live
KIA January 1970
North Vietnam
RIP, Our Classmate

[Representative paver]
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 705 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 1, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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