Near Dateland in Yuma County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Boeing B-50A The “Long Ranger”
This memorial is erected and dedicated to the memory of the crew of the "Long Ranger" who, while serving their country, made the ultimate sacrifice in the cause of freedom.
Lt. Col. Harold E. Mignola • Tech Sgt. Cecil B. Horton Capt. Robert H Stephenson • Tech Sgt. Lewis E Womble Capt. Fred B. Smith • Staff Sgt Raymond D Darby 1st. Lt. Newell G Shepherd • CPI. Melvin E Gelino Sgt. William E Stovall • CPI. James I. Jones
43rd Bomb Wing, 65th Bomb Sqdn.
Erected 2005 by Stratgic Air Command.
Location. 32° 47.968′ N, 113° 32.443′ W. Marker is near Dateland, Arizona, in Yuma County. Marker is on Ave 64E near U.S. 8, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located at the Dateland Travel Center at exit 67. Marker is in this post office area: Dateland AZ 85333, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Hyder Divisional Camp-Horn Divisional Camp Desert Training Center (here, next to this marker); Datelan Army Air Field (here, next to this marker); The 81st Infantry Division (approx. 8.4 miles away).
Categories. • Military • Notable Events •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 21, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,275 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 21, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.