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

15th Air Base

 
 
15th Air Base Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
1. 15th Air Base Marker
Inscription.

In remembrance of the mechanics and support personnel of the 15th Air Base, 18th & 20th Service Squadrons, Howard Field, Panama and the 2118th Service Unit, Aviation, on the Galapagos Islands who kept the aircrews flying that guarded the Panama Canal.

VAB S/Sgt - 17080276 - USAAF


 
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, 089) 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); 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 . . .
Memorial Wall #1 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Memorial Wall #1

1. Howard Air Base, Panama, History. (Submitted on February 29, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Study of the U. S. Air Forces' Galapagos Islands Base. (Submitted on February 29, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on February 29, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, ColdWar, World II
 
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 February 29, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 191 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 29, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   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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