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

1st - 6th Aircraft Repair Units (Floating) and 1st - 18th Aircraft Maint Units (Floating)

1944 -USAAF - 1945

 
 
1st - 6th Aircraft Repair Units (Floating) and 1st - 18th Aircraft Maint Units (Floating) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
1. 1st - 6th Aircraft Repair Units (Floating) and 1st - 18th Aircraft Maint Units (Floating) Marker
Inscription.

Air Depot Liberty Ships and Maintenance Unit Auxiliary Vessels supported air operations in the Western Pacific. Army, Navy and Merchant Marines combined to provide aircraft repair shops, specialty services, mobile maintenance, defensive gunnery, salvage and rescue operations. Their helicopters operating from shipboard helipads and amphibious vehicles served island locations.

Dedicated by Veterans 3 Oct 97 FARAMA reunion.
 
Erected 1997 by Floating Aircraft Repair and Maintenance Association (FARAMA).
 
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, 065) 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 (here, next to this marker); 504th Bomb Group (VH) (here, next to this marker);

Memorial Wall #1 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
2. Memorial Wall #1
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. Top Secret Project Ivory Soap - Aircraft Repair Ships. (Submitted on July 19, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Aircraft Repair Ships of WWII. (Submitted on July 19, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Rotary Wing History, 1941-1945. (Submitted on July 19, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on July 19, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
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 19, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 199 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 19, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   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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