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

49th Fighter Group/Wing

Tutor et Ultor

 

“I Protect and Avenge”

 
49th Fighter Group/Wing Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 4, 2010
1. 49th Fighter Group/Wing Marker
Inscription.

Activated 16 Jan 41
Dedicated to all members who served with Distinction-Honor-Valor-Devotion
Recognition for outstanding achievements during war/peace.
Participation world conflicts - operational/historical USAF events
WWII - Korea - Vietnam - Persian Gulf
Fifty-Two Years continuous active duty

43 Aces 678 Aircraft Destroyed 20 Battle Streamers 10 Unit Citations

Dedicated 27 Aug 93

 
Erected 1993.
 
Location. 39° 46.763′ N, 84° 6.69′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #196) 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. 493rd Bomb Group (H) (here, next to this marker); Flight Test Crews (a few steps from this marker); B-47 Stratojet (a few steps from this marker); 73rd Bombardment Wing (a few steps from this marker); 310th Bombardment Wing (M) (SAC)
49th Fighter Group/Wing Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 4, 2010
2. 49th Fighter Group/Wing Marker
Marker on far side of walkway, looking northeast
(a few steps from this marker); USAAF Warsaw Uprising Support Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 460th Bombardment Group (H) (within shouting distance of this marker); 50th Troop Carrier Tactical Airlift Airlft Squadron (within shouting distance of 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 17, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 49th Fighter Group. (Submitted on January 17, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 49th Fighter Wing. (Submitted on January 17, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 17, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 287 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 17, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on December 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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