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F-105G “Wild Weasel”

 
 
F-105G “Wild Weasel” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, March 10, 2007
1. F-105G “Wild Weasel” Marker
Inscription. Wing Span 34 ft. 11 inches Length 67 ft. Height 20 ft.
Speed 831 MPH Cruising 596 MPH
Weight 11 Tons

First aircraft retrofitted to destroy surface-to-air missles in North Vietnam. The valiant airmen who flew these dangerous missions typified the courage of the Vietnam Veteran. In honor of those who served, we dedicate this memorial 24 May 2000.
 
Erected 2000 by Friends of Mather Park, the Mather Heritage Foundation, and the Retired Officers Association.
 
Location. 38° 34.321′ N, 121° 17.757′ W. Marker is in Mather, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is at the intersection of Peter A. McCuen Boulevard and Blaisdell Boulevard, on the left when traveling east on Peter A. McCuen Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mather CA 95655, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mather Field (within shouting distance of this marker); Pony Express Riders Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Mather Air Force Base Navigators Monument (approx. 2.1 miles away); Fifteen Mile House (approx.
F-105G “Wild Weasel” and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, March 10, 2007
2. F-105G “Wild Weasel” and Marker
2.2 miles away); Honor Roll (approx. 2.3 miles away); American River Grange #172 (approx. 2.3 miles away); Welcome to Mather Lake (approx. 2.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  The Wild Weasels “Daredevils of the skies”. 2002 article by Mike Nastasi published in MilitaryHistoryOnline.com (Submitted on March 12, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.) 
 
Categories. Air & SpaceMilitaryWar, Vietnam
 
F-105G “Wild Weasel” image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, March 10, 2007
3. F-105G “Wild Weasel”
F-105G “Wild Weasel” image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, March 10, 2007
4. F-105G “Wild Weasel”
F-105G “Wild Weasel” image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, March 10, 2007
5. F-105G “Wild Weasel”
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 12, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 3,974 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 12, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.   4, 5. submitted on March 13, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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