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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Montgomery County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Michael Slepecky, Jr.

P-47 • 7th Air Force

 
 
Michael Slepecky, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
1. Michael Slepecky, Jr. Marker
Inscription.  

In honor of
Lieutenant Colonel (USAFR)
Michael Slepecky, Jr.
1919 - 1998

Served from
13 December 1942 until 24 October 1979
While assigned to the 19th Fighter Squadron, 318th Fighter Group, performed aerial assaults on Truk, Marcus and Iwo Jima islands and shot down three Japanese aircraft


 
Erected 1999 by Family and Friends.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, ColdWar, World II. A significant historical date for this entry is October 24, 1979.
 
Location. 39° 46.763′ N, 84° 6.751′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Marker (Memorial Wall #1, 102) is in the Memorial Park of the National Museum of the United States Air Force, with museum access off Springfield Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1100 Spaatz Street, Dayton OH 45433, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 47th Fighter Squadron (here, next to this marker); AC-130A Spectre Gunship II (here, next to this marker); SSgt Forrest Ray Cope (here,
Memorial Wall #1 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Memorial Wall #1
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next to this marker); 504th Bomb Group (VH) (here, next to this marker); Frederick W. Kaufmann, Colonel, USAF (here, next to this marker); USAF Pilot Class 1954E (here, next to this marker); Army Air Corps Flying Cadet Class 41-B (here, next to this marker); Air Resupply and Communications Special Operations (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .  NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on July 3, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Memorial Wall #1 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. Memorial Wall #1
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
4. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 3, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 287 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 3, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2, 3. submitted on July 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on December 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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