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

1st AACS, Mobile

From March 1952 Until January 1975

 

“1st In Last Out”

 
1st AACS, Mobile Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
1. 1st AACS, Mobile Marker
Inscription.

Provided mobile communications and air traffic control support to operations in Korea, the Pacific, South Pacific and Vietnam.

Decorations
Presidential Unit Citations (Southeast Asia)
Three Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards
with Combat "V" device
Five Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards
Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation
Philippine Republic Unit Citation
Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm

[Border of marker reads]
Palmyra Quemoy Matsu Taiwan Penhyrn Hawaii Japan Australia Philippines New Zealand Guam Okinawa Wake Island Johnson Island Eniwetok Indo China Thailand Iwo Jima Midway


 
Location. 39° 46.763′ N, 84° 6.751′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial Wall #1, 107) 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. 47th Fighter Squadron (here, next to this marker); AC-130A Spectre Gunship II (here, next to this marker); SSgt Forrest Ray Cope
Memorial Wall #1 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Memorial Wall #1
(here, next to this marker); 504th Bomb Group (VH) (here, next to this marker); Frederick W. Kaufmann, Colonel, USAF (here, next to this marker); USAF Pilot Class 1954E (here, next to this marker); Michael Slepecky, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Army Air Corps Flying Cadet Class 41-B (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of the 1st Combat Communications Squadron, descendant of 1st AACS. (Submitted on July 3, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on July 3, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceWar, ColdWar, KoreanWar, Vietnam
 
Memorial Wall #1 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. Memorial Wall #1
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
4. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 191 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 3, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2, 3. submitted on July 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on December 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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