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Mesa in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

MGen Barry Morris Goldwater, USAFR

 
 
MGen Barry Morris Goldwater, USAFR Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 5, 2017
1. MGen Barry Morris Goldwater, USAFR Marker
Inscription.
Commemorative Air Force
Arizona Military Aviation
Walk of Honor
Proudly Recognizes
MGen Barry Morris Goldwater, USAFR
1909 — 1993
Barry Goldwater served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Force as an instructor and Ferry Command pilot. In 1945 he founded and served in the Arizona Air National Guard until 1952 when he joined the Air Force reserves. In 1967, Goldwater retired from the Air Force, having flown 165 different types of aircraft accumulating more than 10,000 flying hours. Between 1953 and 1987 he served 5 terms as U.S. Senator from the State of Arizona and in 1964 he was a candidate for President of the United States. Throughout his life he supported military aviation and was the leading proponent for the creation of the Air Force Academy.     February 2013
 
Erected 2013.
 
Location. 33° 27.154′ N, 111° 44.124′ W. Marker is in Mesa, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Greenfield Road and E. McKellips Road, on the right when traveling north on N. Greenfield Road. Touch for map. Located at the Commemorative Air Force Museum at Falcon Field Airport. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2017 N. Greenfield Road, Mesa AZ 85215, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
MGen Barry Morris Goldwater, USAFR Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 5, 2017
2. MGen Barry Morris Goldwater, USAFR Marker
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. S. Harry Robertson III (here, next to this marker); Colonel Bruce Perry Crandall U.S. Army (Ret.) (here, next to this marker); General Seth Jefferson McKee, USAF (Ret.) (here, next to this marker); 1st Lieutenant Ralph Ambrose O’Neill (here, next to this marker); Rear Admiral Walter Lewis Chatham, USN (Ret) (here, next to this marker); Captain Ted Elvans Lines (AAF) (here, next to this marker); Barrett Tillman (here, next to this marker); Major Frederick E. Ferguson (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mesa.
 
Also see . . .
1. Commemorative Air Force Museum. (Submitted on April 18, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Barry Goldwater on Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 18, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Air & Space
 
Markers at the Commemorative Air Force Museum image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 5, 2017
3. Markers at the Commemorative Air Force Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 18, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 193 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 18, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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