Willamette National Cemetery in Clackamas County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
King 56 Aircrew Memorial
Lt. Col John W. Keyes • Capt Robert P. Schott • Capt Kirk A. Wellnitz • Capt Brant G. Ferrarini • SMSgt Robert J. Roberts • TSgt David W. McAuley • SSgt Marvin H. Forrest • SSgt Jonathon R. Leonard • SSgt James R. Johnson • SSgt Ronald E. Garner, Jr.
Erected 2006 by members of the 304th Rescue Squadron.
Location. 45° 27.439′ N, 122° 32.425′ W. Marker is in Willamette National Cemetery, Oregon, in Clackamas County. Marker is on Willamette National Cemetery Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11800 SE Mount Scott Blvd, Portland OR 97266, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Willamette National Cemetery Carillon Bells (approx. 0.3 miles away); Oregon Korean War Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Grinding Rock Area Commerce (approx. 5.1 miles away); The Baker Family (approx. 5.1 miles away); The Baker Cabin Overview (approx. 5.1 miles away); The Baker Cabin (approx. 5.1 miles away); Baker Site (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Willamette National Cemetery.
More about this marker. This marker was originally located at the 939th Air Refueling Wing 304th Air Rescue Squadron area at the Portland Air Base (Portland International Airport). The unit was disbanded as a result of a Base Realignment and Closure decision in 2005. The memorial was moved to Willamette National Cemetery and rededicated on November 17, 2006. Eight of the ten crewmembers from King 56 have markers or headstones at Willamette.
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