Goodfellow Air Force Base in Tom Green County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
EC-47 ARDF Operations in Southeast Asia
The aircraft on display is actually a C-47A, serial number 42-108866, but painted and marked to depict an EC-47Q, serial number 43-15204 assigned to the 361st TEWS and 6994th SS in Southeast Asia during 1974.
"Alone - Unarmed - Unafraid"
This aircraft is on loan from the National Museum of the United States Air Force
Tan Son Nhut AB, Vietnam
Nha Trang AB, Vietnam
Phu Cat AB, Vietnam
Pleiku AB, Vietnam
Danang AB, Vietnam
Nakhon Phanom RTAFB, Thailand
Ubon RTAFB, Thailand
Memorial plaques donated by the Freedom Through Vigilance Association, 28 October 2005
Erected 2005 by Freedom Through Vigilance Association and United States Air Force.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Vietnam. A significant historical date for this entry is October 28, 2005.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 351 Kearney Boulevard, Goodfellow AFB TX 76908, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Goodfellow Field (within shouting distance of this marker); T-6G Texan (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); T-28A Trojan (approx. 0.2 miles away); BT-13A Valiant (approx. Ό mile away); RF-4C Phantom II (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named RF-4C Phantom II (approx. 0.3 miles away); RQ-4A Global Hawk (approx. 0.3 miles away); Charles B. Metcalfe (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Goodfellow Air Force Base.
More about this marker. Access is restricted since marker is on an active United States Air Force base.
Also see . . . Electric Goon: The Story of the EC-47. (Submitted on February 17, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 17, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 728 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 17, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.