McChord AFB in Pierce County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
36th Airlift Squadron Memorial
In memory of our thirteen airmen who lost their lives 30 November 1992
Capt Edward D Parent Jr • Capt Banks E Wilkinson • Capt Kevin M Maquire 8ALS • 1st Lt Edward H Hoyle III • TSgt Peter L Osterfeld • SSgt Monte L Bissett • A1C George A Moreland
Capt David J Sielewicz • Capt Jimmy Lee Jenkins • Capt Mark A Elster 4ALS • TSgt David R Young • SSgt Terrence J Miyoshi • SrA Wilbert T Brown III
Erected 1993 by 36th Airlift Squadron.
Location. 47° 8.069′ N, 122° 29.696′ W. Marker is in McChord AFB, Washington, in Pierce County. Marker can be reached from A Street SW north of Barnes Blvd / Colonel Joe Jackson Blvd, on the right when traveling south. Memorial is located close to the parking lot of the Officers Club. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: McChord AFB WA 98438, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Loadmasters Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); POW/MIA Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Douglas C-124C Globemaster II McDonnell CF-101F Voodoo (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lockheed-Georgia C-141B Starlifter (approx. 0.6 miles away); Convair F-106A Delta Dart (approx. 0.6 miles away); Convair F-102A Delta Dagger (approx. 0.6 miles away); McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McChord AFB.
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia - 36th Airlift Squadron. (Submitted on July 6, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
2. Seattle Times - article about the accident. (Submitted on July 6, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
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