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Monroe in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Selman Field

1942-1945

 
 
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1. Selman Field Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated - With Everlasting Gratitude-
To all personnel, military and civilian, who served at Selman Field and made possible the training of over 5,000 navigators who flew in every theater of operation in World War II.
In 1942 Selman Field was the nation's single complete navigation school of the Army Air Corp. Only at this base could a cadet complete his pre-flight and advanced training, receive his commission and navigator's wings, without having to leave this one location.
 
Location. 32° 30.644′ N, 92° 2.641′ W. Marker is in Monroe, Louisiana, in Ouachita Parish. Marker is on Operations Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located at Monroe Regional Airport. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5400 Operations Road, Monroe LA 71212, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Selman Field Navigator Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Claire Lee Chennault (approx. 0.6 miles away); OH-6 Cayuse Helicopter (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Monroe Monarchs
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2. Selman Field Marker
(approx. 2.4 miles away); Fort Miro (approx. 4.3 miles away); First Southern Pine Fourdrinier Kraft Linerboard in United States (approx. 6.4 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Located in front of main terminal building of Monroe Regional Airport.
 
Categories. Air & SpaceMilitaryWar, World II
 
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May 10, 2019
3. Selman Field Marker
Artwork on reverse of marker.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 19, 2019.
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