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

TAC Tankers Association Memorial

1953 - 1965

 
 
TAC Tankers Association Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
1. TAC Tankers Association Memorial
Inscription.

Dedicated to the military organizations and families of Air Force personnel who supported the tactical Air Refueling Squadrons during the Cold War and the Vietnam War

These dedicated aircrews and support personnel maintained and flew the KB-29s and KB-50s in projecting tactical airpower around the globe

In 1958 their rapid response and exemplary support were vital in the Tactical Air Command's being selected to receive the Mackay Trophy

Clarence Mackay Trophy
National Aeronautical Association

420 AREFS USAFE
England AFB La
RAF Station Sculthorpe England
Mar 1954 - Mar 1964

427 AREFS
Robins AFB Ga
Langley AFB Va
Sep 1956 - Apr 1963

4505 AREFW
Langley AFB Va
Jul 1958 - Oct 1963

421 AREFS PACAF
Yokota AB Japan
Jul 1953 - Feb 1965

4505 CAMS
Langley AFB Va
Jul 1958 - Apr 1963

429 AREFS
Langley AFB Va
Jul 1954 - Oct 1963

431 AREFS
Turner AFB Ga
Biggs AFB Tx
Jan 1957 - Mar 1965

622 AREFS
England AFB La
Jul 1955 - Apr 1964

Dedicated May 2006


 
Erected 2006 by TAC Tanker Association.
 
Location. 39° 46.763′ N, 84° 
TAC Tankers Association Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
2. TAC Tankers Association Memorial Marker
6.732′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial 181) 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. Association of Former Prisoners of War in Romania (a few steps from this marker); 492nd Bomb Group (a few steps from this marker); 390th Bombardment Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); The F-86 "Sabre" (a few steps from this marker); 68th Fighter Squadron (a few steps from this marker); 37th Fighter Squadron (a few steps from this marker); Headquarters Squadron, Air Service Command (a few steps from this marker); 455th Bombardment Group (Heavy) (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .
1. TAC Tankers Association. (Submitted on May 19, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Boeing KB-29 & KB-50 Tankers. (Submitted on May 19, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on May 19, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, ColdWar, Vietnam
 
TAC Tankers Association Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
3. TAC Tankers Association Memorial Marker
TAC Tankers Association Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
4. TAC Tankers Association Memorial Marker
TAC Tankers Association Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
5. TAC Tankers Association Memorial Marker
TAC Tankers Association Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
6. TAC Tankers Association Memorial Marker
TAC Tankers Association Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
7. TAC Tankers Association Memorial Marker
TAC Tankers Association Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
8. TAC Tankers Association Memorial Marker
TAC Tankers Association Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
9. TAC Tankers Association Memorial Marker
TAC Tankers Association Memorial Mackay Trophy image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
10. TAC Tankers Association Memorial Mackay Trophy
TAC Tankers Association Memorial Image image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
11. TAC Tankers Association Memorial Image
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on May 19, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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