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Dyess Air Force Base in Taylor County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Air Force Medal of Honor Recipients

 
 
Air Force Medal of Honor Recipients Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, June 17, 2016
1. Air Force Medal of Honor Recipients Memorial
Inscription.  
(Name Plates from Left to Right, Top to Bottom)

• Dedicated to A1C John L. Levitow for Bravery, 24 Feb 1969 in Long Binh, South Vietnam
• Dedicated to 1st LT James P. Fleming for Bravery, 26 Nov 1968 in Duc Co, South Vietnam
• Dedicated to LT COL Addison E. Baker for Valor, 1 Aug 1943 in Ploesti, Romania
• Dedicated to 2d LT William E. Metzger, Jr for Valor, 9 Nov 1944 in Saarbrucken, Germany
• Dedicated to COL Leon W. Johnson for Valor, 1 Aug 1943 in Ploesti, Romania
• Dedicated to CAPT Lance P. Sijan for Conspicuous Gallantry While a POW Vietnam Conflict
• Dedicated to 2d LT Frank Luke, Jr for Courage, 29 Sep 1918 in Murvalux, France
• Dedicated to MAJ Charles J. Loring, Jr for Valor, 22 Nov 1952 in Sniper Ridge, North Korea
• Dedicated to SSGT Archibald Mathies for Valor, 20 Feb 1944 in Leipzig, Germany
• Dedicated to MAJ Horace S. Carswell, Jr for Valor, 26 Oct 1944 in the South China Sea
• Dedicated to CAPT Harl Pease, Jr for Valor, 7 Aug 1942 in Rabaul, New Britain
• Dedicated to BRIG GEN Frederick W. Castle for Valor, 2 Dec 1944 in Liege, Belgium
• Dedicated to 2d LT Erwin R.
Air Force Medal of Honor Recipients Memorial in Dyess Airpark image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, June 17, 2016
2. Air Force Medal of Honor Recipients Memorial in Dyess Airpark
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Bleckley for Courage, 6 Oct 1918 in Binarville, France
• Dedicated to CAPT Gerald O. Young for Courage, 9 Nov 1967 in the Da Nang Area, South Vietnam
• Dedicated to BRIG GEN Kenneth N. Walker for Valor, 5 Jan 1945 in Rabaul, New Britain
• Dedicated to 2d LT Joseph R. Sarnoski for Valor, 16 Jun 1943 in Buka, Solomon Islands
• Dedicated to 2d LT David R. Kingsley for Valor, 23 Jun 1944 in Ploesti, Romania
• Dedicated to SSGT Henry E. Erwin for Courage, 12 Apr 1945 in Koriyama, Japan
• Dedicated to MAJ Richard I. Bong for Gallantry, 10 Oct-15 Nov 1944 in the Southwest Pacific
• Dedicated to COL Neel E. Kearby for Valor, 11 Oct 1943 in Wewak, New Guinea
• Dedicated to CAPT Darrell R. Lindsey for Valor, 9 Aug 1944 in Pontoise, France
• Dedicated to 1st LT Jack W. Mathis for Valor, 18 Mar 1943 in Vegesack, Germany
• Dedicated to MAJ Ralph Cheli for Bravery, 18 Aug 1943 in Wewak, New Guinea
• Dedicated to CAPT Edward V. Rickenbacker for Valor, 25 Sep 1918 in Billy, France
• Dedicated to MAJ George A. Davis, Jr for Valor, 10 Feb 1952 in Sinuiju-Yalu River, North Korea
• Dedicated to MAJ Bernard R. Fisher for Bravery, 10 Mar 1966 in A Shau Valley, South Vietnam
• Dedicated to 1st LT Donald J. Gott for Valor, 9 Nov 1944 Saarbrucken, Germany
• Dedicated to LT COL Joe M. Jackson for Courage, 12 May 1968 in Kham Duc, South Vietnam
• Dedicated
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to 2d LT Walter E. Truemper for Valor, 20 Feb 1944 in Leipzig, Germany
• Dedicated to CMSGT Richard L. Etchberger for Extreme Valor, 11 March 1968 Lima Site 85, Phou Pha Thi, Laos
• Dedicated to CAPT John S. Walmsley, Jr for Valor, 14 Sep 1951 in Yangdok, North Korea
• Dedicated to LT COL Leo K. Thornsness for Conspicuous Gallantry, 19 Apr 1967 in North Vietnam
• Dedicated to LT COL Leon R. Vance, Jr. for Valor, 8 Jun 1944 in Wimereaux, France
• Dedicated to 1st LT Raymond L. Knight for Valor, 25 Apr 1945 in Po Valley, Italy
• Dedicated to MAJ John L. Jerstad for Valor, 1 Aug 1943 in Ploesti, Romania
• Dedicated to A1C William H. Pitsenbarger for Extreme Valor, 11 Apr 1966 in Cam My, Vietnam
• Dedicated to 1st LT Donald D. Pucket for Valor, 9 Jul 1944 in Ploesti, Romania
• Dedicated to MAJ Raymond H. Wilkins for Valor, 2 Nov 1943 in Rabaul, New Britain
• Dedicated to CAPT Hilliard A. Wilbanks for Valor, 24 Feb 1967 in Dalat, South Vietnam
• Dedicated to 2d LT John C. Morgan for Courage, 28 Jul 1943 in Kiel, Germany
• Dedicated to SGT Maynard H. Smith for Bravery, 1 May 1943 in St. Nazaire, France
• Dedicated to COL Demas T. Craw for Valor, 8 Nov 1942 in Port Lyautey, French Morocco
• Dedicated to COL George B. Day for Conspicuous Gallantry While a POW Vietnam Conflict
• Dedicated to COL William A. Jones III for Valor, 1 Sep 1968 in Dong
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Hoi, North Vietnam
• Dedicated to CAPT Steven L. Bennett for Valor, 29 Jun 1972 in Quang Tri, South Vietnam
• Dedicated to MAJ Jay Zeamer, Jr for Courage, 16 Jun 1943 in Buka, Solomon Islands
• Dedicated to MAJ Merlyn H. Dethlefsen for Courage, 10 Mar 1967 in Thai Nguyen, North Vietnam
• Dedicated to TSGT Forrest L. Vosler for Bravery, 20 Dec 1944 in Bremen, Germany
• Dedicated to MAJ Thomas B. McGuire, Jr for Bravery, 25-26 Dec 1944 in Luzon, P.I.
• Dedicated to MAJ Pierpoint M. Hamilton for Courage, 8 Nov 1942 in Port Lyautey, French Morocco
• Dedicated to LT COL James H. Howard for Bravery, 11 Jan 1944 in Oschersleben, Germany
• 2d LT Harold B. Goettler for Courage, 6 Oct 1918 in Binarville, France
• Dedicated to 1st LT William R. Lawley, Jr for Courage, 20 Feb 1944 in Leipzig, Germany
• Dedicated to LT COL James H. Doolittle for Conspicuous Leadership, 18 Apr 1942 in Tokyo, Japan
• Dedicated to 2d LT Robert B. Femoyer for Valor, 2 Nov 1944 Merseburg, Germany
• Dedicated to MAJ Louis J. Sebille for Valor, 5 Aug 1950 in Hamchiang, South Korea
• Dedicated to 1st LT Edward S. Michael for Bravery, 11 Apr 1944 in Brunswick, Germany
• Dedicated to 2d LT Lloyd H. Hughes for Valor, 1 Aug 1943 in Ploesti, Romania
• Dedicated to MAJ William A. Shomo for Courage, 11 Jan 1945 in Luzon, P.I.
• Dedicated to COL John R. Kane for Valor, 1 Aug 1943 in Ploesti, Romania
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list.
 
Location. 32° 25.914′ N, 99° 48.984′ W. Marker is in Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, in Taylor County. Memorial is on Arnold Boulevard, 0.2 miles west of Louisiana Road, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located in the Dyess Airpark; the airpark is on the military installation and access is restricted. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dyess AFB TX 79607, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 7th Bombardment Wing, Heavy (a few steps from this marker); 12th Armored Division at Camp Barkeley (approx. half a mile away); 12th Armored Division Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Lt. Col. William E. Dyess (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dyess Elementary School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Abilene Woman's Club Building (approx. 2.8 miles away); Site of Western Cattle Trail (approx. 2.9 miles away); Prairie Dogs (approx. 3½ miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 14, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 305 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 14, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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Oct. 2, 2022