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Montgomery in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Thunderbird Park

 
 
Thunderbird Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 7, 2012
1. Thunderbird Park Marker
Inscription.

Dedicated by the people of Montgomery to the skilled pilots -- past, present and Future -- who risk and give their lives to demonstrate the capabilities of air power to the American people. The Thunderbirds: the Air Force's Ambassadors in Blue

February 1, 1982
Emory Folmar, Mayor
 
Erected 1982 by City of Montgomery.
 
Location. 32° 22.569′ N, 86° 20.282′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Montgomery Boulevard and 1st Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Montgomery Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Montgomery AL 36104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Joint Programs (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Next Fifty Years (approx. 0.3 miles away); Year of Training (approx. 0.3 miles away); Changing Roles of AU (approx. 0.3 miles away); AU "Thinks War" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Reorganization (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lt. William C. Maxwell / Air Force ROTC (approx. 0.3 miles away); Air University Commanders (approx. 0.3 miles away).
 
Regarding Thunderbird Park. The T-38 Talon on static display on Maxwell Air Force
Thunderbird Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 7, 2012
2. Thunderbird Park Marker
Looking west
Base was formerly painted in the Thunderbird aerial demonstration team paint scheme and was on display in the park in the 1980s.
 
Also see . . .
1. USAF Thunderbirds. (Submitted on April 14, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Montgomery, Alabama, Official Site. (Submitted on April 14, 2013, 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 April 14, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 317 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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