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Major Gen Carl G. Schneider, USAF (Ret)

 
 
Major Gen Carl G. Schneider, USAF (Ret) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 5, 2017
1. Major Gen Carl G. Schneider, USAF (Ret) Marker
Inscription.
Commemorative Air Force
Arizona Military Aviation
Walk of Honor
Proudly Recognizes
Major Gen Carl G. Schneider, USAF (Ret)
Carl Schneider enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Force in 1946. He graduated from Williams AFB flying the P-51 Mustang. In 1948 he was assigned to one of the first jet fighter squadrons in the U.S. Air Force, and completed 5,000 hours in jet fighters during his 32 year career. He flew 100 combat missions in F-80s during the Korean War, and flew combat with the Vietnamese Air Force from 1962-63. He piloted the F-100 Super Sabre while stationed in Germany during the Cold War and served two tours of duty at Luke AFB. He retired from the Air Force with the rank of Major General on December 1, 1978, as Chief of Staff, Air Force Logistics Command. General Schneider is a member of the Arizona Aviation Hall of Fame, the Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame and the Quiet Birdmen (QB).     2014
 
Erected 2014.
 
Location. 33° 27.154′ N, 111° 44.121′ 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
Major Gen Carl G. Schneider, USAF (Ret) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 5, 2017
2. Major Gen Carl G. Schneider, USAF (Ret) Marker
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. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1st Lieutenant Ralph Ambrose O’Neill (here, next to this marker); Colonel Bruce Perry Crandall U.S. Army (Ret.) (here, next to this marker); Rear Admiral Hugh Dennis Wisely (USN, ret) (here, next to this marker); Barrett Tillman (here, next to this marker); Captain Ted Elvans Lines (AAF) (here, next to this marker); MGen Barry Morris Goldwater, USAFR (here, next to this marker); General Seth Jefferson McKee, USAF (Ret.) (here, next to this marker); Dr. S. Harry Robertson III (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mesa.
 
Also see . . .  Commemorative Air Force Museum. (Submitted on April 18, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceWar, Korean
 
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 84 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 18, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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