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Alexandria in Rapides Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Republic F-84F Thunderstreak

 
 
Republic F-84F Thunderstreak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, July 19, 2008
1. Republic F-84F Thunderstreak Marker
Inscription. Relocated from Bringhurst Park and unveiled on 25 April 1992 during a 391st FBS homecoming, it has that squadron's markings, its operations officer as pilot, its weapons NCOIC as crew chief.

This airplane is dedicated to all the ‘cold warriors’ of the 366th and 401st fighter-bomber wings who flew from this base in support of National objectives during the post-Korean, pre-Vietnam War era.


 
Location. 31° 19.582′ N, 92° 31.748′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Louisiana, in Rapides Parish. Marker is on England Drive, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alexandria LA 71303, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Republic F-105 Thunderchief (a few steps from this marker); England AFB Heritage Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II (within shouting distance of this marker); LTV Aerospace Vought A-7D Corsair II (within shouting distance of this marker); North American F-86 Sabre (within shouting distance of this marker); England Air Force Base History
Republic F-84F Thunderstreak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, July 19, 2008
2. Republic F-84F Thunderstreak Marker
1959
Dedicated to Central Louisianians who served the causes of peace and freedom
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kent Plantation House (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Red River Campaign (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
 
Also see . . .
1. England Air Force Base - Gone but Not Forgotten. Historical photos of the base. (Submitted on August 10, 2008, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.) 

2. England Air Force Base (EAFB) and its Legacy in Alexandria, Louisiana. (Submitted on August 10, 2008, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
3. Wikipedia: F-84F Thunderstreak. (Submitted on August 10, 2008, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAir & SpaceMilitaryWar, KoreanWar, Vietnam
 
Republic F-84F Thunderstreak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, July 19, 2008
3. Republic F-84F Thunderstreak Marker
Republic F-84F Thunderstreak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, July 19, 2008
4. Republic F-84F Thunderstreak Marker
Republic F-84F Thunderstreak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, July 19, 2008
5. Republic F-84F Thunderstreak Marker
Republic F-84F Thunderstreak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, July 19, 2008
6. Republic F-84F Thunderstreak Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2008, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 2,086 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 10, 2008, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.
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