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Near Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

McClellan Air Force Base

 
 
McClellan Air Force Base Marker image. Click for full size.
By S B, circa February 5, 2008
1. McClellan Air Force Base Marker
Inscription.
This memorial is dedicated to the
men and women
of McClellan AFB whose sacrifice, courage
and determination contributed
immeasurably to the
nation's security

 
Erected 2001.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 38° 39.773′ N, 121° 23.095′ W. Marker is near Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is on Arnold Avenue north of Peacekeeper Way, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located in a small park area bordered on the north by McClellan Mall and on the south by Mitchell Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3404 McClellan Mall, McClellan CA 95652, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named McClellan Air Force Base (here, next to this marker); Base Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); POW/MIA (approx. 0.9 miles away); Walerga Assembly Center (approx. 1.9 miles away); First Transcontinental Railroad (approx.
McClellan Air Force Base Marker image. Click for full size.
July 6, 2012
2. McClellan Air Force Base Marker
2.2 miles away); Frank C. Freer (approx. 2.3 miles away); Dr. Alister MacKenzie (approx. 2.3 miles away); Michael “Mac” McDonagh (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
 
More about this marker. Flanked on either side are photos and information on the history of the base. See "Nearby Marker" McClellan Air Force Base.
 
Regarding McClellan Air Force Base. The area is preserved on the National Register of Historic Places for it's early military style architecture.

The Air Force Base was closed in 2001.
 
Categories. Military
 
Cornerstone of McClellan AFB image. Click for full size.
July 6, 2012
3. Cornerstone of McClellan AFB
---March 1940---
Dedicated to the Past, Present, and
to the Future of the United States
Air Force -
Civil Engineering Division
Native Daughters Dedication Plaque image. Click for full size.
By S B, circa February 5, 2008
4. Native Daughters Dedication Plaque
The plaque is place at the opposite end of this small park area.

This Tree Was Dedicated
upon the completion of the
Sacramento Air Depot and in memory of
The Pioneers of California
by the Sacramento City
and County Parlors of the
Native Daughters of the Golden West
April 29, 1939
NDGW Plaque image. Click for full size.
July 6, 2012
5. NDGW Plaque
The NDGW Plaque and Dedicated Tree image. Click for full size.
circa July 5, 2012
6. The NDGW Plaque and Dedicated Tree
McClellan Air Force Base Time Capsule image. Click for full size.
July 6, 2012
7. McClellan Air Force Base Time Capsule
8 September 1986
On this date, fifty years ago, ground was broken for construction of the Sacramento Air Depot. To commemorate this 50th anniversary, the men and women at Sacramento Air Logistics Center and McClellan AFB have placed in this time capsule memorabilia from our generation. We leave a legacy of our "Pursuit of Excellence" to be opened on the 100th anniversary, 8 September 2036.
Lee V. Greer - Major General, USAF - SM-ALC Commander
David S. Whitman - Colonel, USAF - Base Commander
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 16, 2012, by S B of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 694 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 16, 2012, by S B of Sacramento, California.   2, 3. submitted on July 6, 2012.   4. submitted on February 16, 2012, by S B of Sacramento, California.   5. submitted on July 6, 2012.   6. submitted on February 17, 2012, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   7. submitted on July 7, 2012. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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