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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Montgomery County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

USAF Helicopter Pilots

 
 
USAF Helicopter Pilots Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. USAF Helicopter Pilots Marker
Inscription.

We chose to live with honor. The beat of blades signaled our passing. Our pulse one with the machine echoed destiny's call. Those brave deeds witnessed and recorded by a now silent sky are our legacy. For we have lived...

Concept - Leonardo da Vinci 1492
Realization - Igor Sikorsky 1942

[Dedicated] 15 May 1992

 
Erected 1992 by USAF Helicopter Pilot Association.
 
Location. 39° 46.714′ N, 84° 6.787′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #227) is in the Memorial Park of the National Museum of the United States Air Force, with museum access off Springfield Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1100 Spaatz Street, Dayton OH 45433, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pilot Class 44-J (here, next to this marker); AAF - USAF Crash Rescue Boat Association (here, next to this marker); 313th Transport Squadron (here, next to this marker); 96th Depot Repair Squadron (a few steps from this marker); 529th Fighter Squadron (a few steps from this
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign
marker); 44th Strategic Missile Wing (a few steps from this marker); Americans Home From Siberia (a few steps from this marker); 416th Bombardment Group (L) (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .
1. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on January 3, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. USAF Helicopter Pilot Association. (Submitted on January 3, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. History of the USAF Helicopter School. (Submitted on January 3, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & Patriotism
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 283 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 3, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on December 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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