Fort Bragg in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Pope Air Force Base Air Park
Responding to the call to arms, they embraced the difficult challenges and held high the proud heritage of the United States Air Force.
This monument stands guard at Pope's entrance in tribute to our airmen, serving as the bridge that spans our present and past.
This air park was made possible by the generous contributions of the Pope Special Activities Committee, 23d Civil Engineer Squadron, and the Fort Bragg Corps of Engineers.
Dedicated 22 April 1994
Erected 1994 by Pope Air Force Base.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism. A significant historical date for this entry is April 22, 1994.
Location. 35° 9.986′ N, 79° 0.198′ W. Marker is in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker can be reached from Reilly Street south of Bomard Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pope Army Airfield NC 28308, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. C-123 "Provider" (within shouting distance of this marker); C-130 "Hercules" (within shouting distance of this marker); Airlifter's Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); C-119 "Packet" (within shouting distance of this marker); Pope Airmen Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lt. Harley H. Pope (about 300 feet away); Enlisted Personnel Memorial (about 300 feet away); DC-3/C-47 "Skytrain" (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Bragg.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 725 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 1, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.