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

The Thunderbirds

The Epitome of Teamwork

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., October 7, 2012
1. The Thunderbirds Marker
Inscription.  

All discipline for the moment seems not to be joyful, but sorrowful, yet, for those who are trained by it, afterwards, it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness.
Hebrews 4:11

Maj. Norman L. Lowry III
Capt. Willie T. Mays
Capt. Joseph "Pete" Peterson
Capt. Mark E. Melancon

We salute your commitment to duty, honor, and country.
 
Erected by Class 83-02 and Class 83-04.
 
Location. 32° 23.104′ N, 86° 21.28′ W. Marker is in Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is on the Officer Training School campus. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Montgomery AL 36112, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cessna T-41A "Mescalero" (a few steps from this marker); General Larry D. Welch (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Maj. Gen. Claire L. Chennault / Three Men on a Flying Trapeze (approx. mile away); Wright Brothers Flying School (approx. mile away); The Air Corps Tactical School
The Thunderbirds Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 7, 2012
2. The Thunderbirds Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Lister Hill Center (approx. half a mile away); Boeing B-52D "Stratofortress" (approx. half a mile away); Sikorsky MH-53M 'Pave Low IV' Helicopter (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maxwell Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .
1. USAF Thunderbirds. (Submitted on April 16, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. USAF Officer Training School. (Submitted on April 16, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 490 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 16, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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