Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Operation Eagle Claw
Front is title
and in honor of
The Personnel of
who gave their lives in the
April 1980 rescue attempt of the
Americans held hostage in Iran
Erected 1980 by AFSNCOA Class 80-B, Gunter AFB.
Location. 32° 24.247′ N, 86° 14.947′ W. Marker is in Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Avenue D and Libby Street on Avenue D. Touch for map. Located at the Enlisted Heritage Hall on Gunter AFB and requires base access. Marker is at or near this postal address: 550 McDonald Street, Montgomery AL 36114, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Operation Allied Force (here, next to this marker); Vietnam Service Memorial (here, next to this marker); Army Air Corps Enlisted Pilots (here, next to this marker); Operation Noble Eagle (here, next to this marker); Korean Service Memorial & Medal Khobar Towers Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Southwest Asia Service Medal (a few steps from this marker); "That Others May Live" (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
Also see . . .
1. Operation Eagle Claw: The Iran Hostage Rescue Mission. (Submitted on June 23, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Air Force Historical Support Division article - Operation Eagle Claw. (Submitted on June 23, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • Air & Space • Heroes • Military • Patriots & Patriotism •
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 23, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 365 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 23, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.