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Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Chennault Circle

 
 
Chennault Circle Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 6, 2012
1. Chennault Circle Marker
Inscription.

To accommodate expansion of programs, a five million dollar construction project began in 1954 to give AU a modern, integrated academic center with a collegiate atmosphere and facilities in keeping with its educational mission.

We’re entrusting to General Kuter the future of the Air Force for it is here at Air University that we either make or break the Air Force.”
General Hoyt S. Vandenberg, 28 Feb 1953
 
Erected by The Air University Foundation.
 
Location. 32° 22.712′ N, 86° 20.562′ W. Marker is in Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Maxwell Boulevard and Magnolia Drive, on the right when traveling west on Maxwell Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in Maxwell Park. Marker is in this post office area: Montgomery AL 36112, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Expansion of Air University (here, next to this marker); Reorganization (here, next to this marker); Lt. William C. Maxwell / Air Force ROTC (here, next to this marker); Changing Roles of AU (here, next to this marker); AU "Thinks War"
Chennault Circle Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 6, 2012
2. Chennault Circle Marker
Center marker
(here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Reorganization (here, next to this marker); Air University Commanders (a few steps from this marker); The Air Power Legacy (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maxwell Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .  The Air University (USAF). (Submitted on April 13, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceEducationMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & Patriotism
 
Maxwell Park and Historical Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. Maxwell Park and Historical Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 13, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 428 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 13, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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