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Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Always Vigilant

 
 
Always Vigilant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2016
1. Always Vigilant Marker
Inscription.  
This memorial is dedicated
to those Civil Air Patrol
members who gave their lives
performing missions in the
interest of their country
and their fellow Americans


May They Never Be Forgotten

 
Erected by the Civil Air Patrol - USAF Auxiliary.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Air & Space.
 
Location. 32° 22.561′ N, 86° 20.911′ W. Marker is in Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Memorial is at the intersection of South Hansell Street and Kirkpatrick Avenue, on the left when traveling south on South Hansell Street. Located within Maxwell Air Force Base and requires base access. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 South Hansell Street (Building 714), Montgomery AL 36112, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “Bird-Dog” (here, next to this marker); Wilson Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); The Air Corps Tactical School (approx. ¼ mile away); Lister Hill Center
Always Vigilant Marker & "Bird-Dog" O-1A Cessna Aircraft <small>r/n N6258</small> image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2016
2. Always Vigilant Marker & "Bird-Dog" O-1A Cessna Aircraft r/n N6258
USAF Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters in background
(approx. ¼ mile away); Northrop T-38A "Talon" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Air University Commanders (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Air Power Legacy (approx. 0.4 miles away); Establishment of Air University 1946 (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maxwell Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article about the History of the Civil Air Patrol. (Submitted on July 14, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 14, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 221 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 14, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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