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McChord AFB in Pierce County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

Fairchild Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II

S/N 75-0270

 

“Warthog”

 
Fairchild Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 18, 2011
1. Fairchild Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II Marker
Inscription. On 05 January 1993, the 354th Fighter Squadron "Bulldogs" activated at McChord AFB, geographically separated from their parent unit, the 355th Wing, Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ. While at McChord, the 354th flew over 15,000 sorties in 11 deployments to operations and exercises in Argentina, Chile, Italy, Japan, Turkey, and the Persian Gulf. The 354th was also tasked to support troops at Fort Lewis, and the Yakima Training Center. The 354th FS deactivated at McChord AFB on 01 October 1994.

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Erected by McChord Air Museum.
 
Location. 47° 7.869′ N, 122° 28.988′ W. Marker is in McChord AFB, Washington, in Pierce County. Marker is on Colonel Joe Jackson Boulevard north of 6th Street SW, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: McChord AFB WA 98438, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle (here, next to this marker); Convair F-102A Delta Dagger (here, next to this marker); Convair F-106A Delta Dart (here, next to this marker); McDonnell CF-101F Voodoo (a few steps from this marker);
Fairchild Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 18, 2011
2. Fairchild Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II Marker
North American F-86D Sabre (within shouting distance of this marker); Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (within shouting distance of this marker); Fairchild C-82A Packet (within shouting distance of this marker); Douglas TC-47D Skytrain (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McChord AFB.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia - 354th FS. (Submitted on May 27, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia - A-10 Thunderbolt II. (Submitted on May 27, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
3. Wikipedia - McChord AFB. (Submitted on May 27, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
4. McChord Air Museum. (Submitted on May 27, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Military
 
Fairchild Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 19, 2011
3. Fairchild Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II Marker
Fairchild Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 18, 2011
4. Fairchild Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II
Fairchild Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 18, 2011
5. Fairchild Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II
Fairchild Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 19, 2011
6. Fairchild Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II
Fairchild Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 19, 2011
7. Fairchild Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II
Fairchild Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 19, 2011
8. Fairchild Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 27, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 459 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on May 27, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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