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

Strategic Air Command

1946 - 1992

 

“Peace Is Our Profession”

 
Strategic Air Command Memorial (Side A) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 4, 2010
1. Strategic Air Command Memorial (Side A)
Inscription.

"The Cold War Didn't Just End...
It Was Won"


In June 1992, the strongest, most professional military organization the world has ever known furled its banner and bid farewell to a grateful nation whose freedom it had safeguarded for nearly half a century. The spirit, sacrifice and dedication of the Strategic Air Command endures in the hearts and minds of those who served. We are...

"Victors in the Cold War"

 
Erected by Veterans of Strategic Air Command.
 
Location. 39° 46.775′ N, 84° 6.679′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #TBD) 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. 50th Troop Carrier Tactical Airlift Airlft Squadron (a few steps from this marker); 447th Bomb Group (a few steps from this marker); 71st and 341st Air Refueling Squadrons (a few steps from this marker); USAAF Warsaw Uprising Support Memorial
Strategic Air Command Memorial (Side B) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 4, 2010
2. Strategic Air Command Memorial (Side B)
(a few steps from this marker); 93rd Troop Carrier Squadron (a few steps from this marker); 4th Ferrying Group (a few steps from this marker); 731st Bomb Squadron (L-NA) (within shouting distance of this marker); 49th Fighter Group/Wing (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 18, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Strategic Air Command Heritage Site. (Submitted on January 18, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Strategic Air Command. (Submitted on January 18, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Strategic Air Command: The Movie (1955). (Submitted on January 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, ColdWar, Vietnam
 
Strategic Air Command Memorial Text image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 4, 2010
3. Strategic Air Command Memorial Text
Strategic Air Command Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 4, 2010
4. Strategic Air Command Memorial
In distance, looking east
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
5. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 18, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 725 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 18, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3, 4. submitted on January 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   5. submitted on December 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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