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

Order of Daedalians / Fighter Aces Association

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 29, 2010
1. Order of Daedalians Marker
Inscription.  
Order of Daedalians
The National Fraternity of Military Pilots

Established in 1934 by Army Air Corp pilots who flew in World War I, today the mission of the Order is being perpetuated by pilot officers of all the military services of the United States in a common desire:

To demonstrate patriotism and love of country.

To inspire American youth who receive valuable aerospace training to make the military their career.

To assist in the education of deserving persons in the field of aerospace engineering and flight.

To encourage military aerospace activities to ensure that the United States of America maintains its freedom and status among nations of the world.

Last Vestige of Knighthood
Fighter Aces Association
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, World I. A significant historical year for this entry is 1934.
 
Location. 29° 23.345′ N, 98° 36.994′ W. Marker is in Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in Bexar County. Marker is at the intersection of Kenly Avenue and Truemper Street, on the right when
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 29, 2010
2. Fighter Aces Association Marker
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traveling north on Kenly Avenue. Memorial is on 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 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Aviation Cadets (here, next to this marker); One More Roll (here, next to this marker); OCS Class 62-A (within shouting distance of this marker); USAF Officer Candidate School (within shouting distance of this marker); MTI Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); C-121 "Constellation" (approx. ¼ mile away); "Kelly No. 2" Flight Line (approx. 2.6 miles away); Kelly Air Force Base (approx. 3½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lackland Air Force Base.
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 29, 2010
3. Order of Daedalians / Fighter Aces Association Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 815 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 2, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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