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

General Seth Jefferson McKee, USAF (Ret.)

 
 
General Seth Jefferson McKee, USAF (Ret.) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 5, 2017
1. General Seth Jefferson McKee, USAF (Ret.) Marker
Inscription.
Commemorative Air Force
Arizona Military Aviation
Walk of Honor
Proudly Recognizes
General Seth Jefferson McKee, USAF (Ret.)
1916 —
During World War II, General Seth McKee commanded the 370th Fighter Group in Europe and achieved the rank of full Colonel at 28 years of age. After the war he spent most of his time serving as Commander at every level of command within the U.S. Air Force, at every level of command within the Unified Command System, and as an international commander, as well. He received his fourth star upon assuming command of the Continental Air Defense Command and the North American Air Defense Command in July, 1969. General McKee retired from the Air Force on September 30, 1973.     February 2013
 
Erected 2013.
 
Location. 33° 27.152′ 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. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
General Seth Jefferson McKee, USAF (Ret.) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 5, 2017
2. General Seth Jefferson McKee, USAF (Ret.) Marker
of this marker. Rear Admiral Walter Lewis Chatham, USN (Ret) (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); Barrett Tillman (here, next to 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); 1st Lieutenant Ralph Ambrose O’Neill (here, next to this marker); Sergei I. Sikorsky (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. Seth J. McKee on Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 18, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceWar, World II
 
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 87 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 18, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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