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Kirtland Air Force Base in Bernalillo County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

"Hercules Way"

 
 
"Hercules Way" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joe Page, May 3, 2015
1. "Hercules Way" Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated 2 April 1987
In Memory of the Crew of King 11
Lt Col Stephen J. Tullis
Capt David S. Miller · Capt William L. Stogsdill TSgt John R. McGee · TSgt Antonio C. Medina SSgt Michael D. Perron · SSgt Robert W. Kimbrell · SSgt Johnny Reyes Sgt David Garcia · Sgt Leo M. Purchlaroni · Sgt Arthur R. Zozaya
They Trained Others To Have The Courage to Succeed

 
Erected 1987 by Twenty Third Air Force.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, Cold. A significant historical date for this entry is April 2, 1987.
 
Location. 35° 3.276′ N, 106° 35.709′ W. Marker is in Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, in Bernalillo County. Marker is at the intersection of Aberdeen Drive SE and Doris Avenue SE on Aberdeen Drive SE. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Albuquerque NM 87116, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rescue Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Taco Park (approx. 1.1 miles away); Officer Germaine Casey (approx. 1.4 miles away); Flame of Hope
"Hercules Way" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joe Page, May 3, 2015
2. "Hercules Way" Marker
CH-21 Workhorse helicopter, better known as the "Flying Banana," is located inside the Rescue Memorial Park on Kirtland Air Force Base, a few feet from the King 11 Memorial marker
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(approx. 1.4 miles away); Immanuel Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.8 miles away); Jones Motor Company, Albuquerque, New Mexico (approx. 1.9 miles away); Microsoft Founding (approx. 1.9 miles away); University of New Mexico World War II Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kirtland Air Force Base.
 
Additional keywords. Combat Rescue, Pararescue, C-130, Hercules, Special Operations
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 6, 2015, by Joe Page of Albuquerque, New Mexico. This page has been viewed 489 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 6, 2015, by Joe Page of Albuquerque, New Mexico. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 6, 2022