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Hurlburt Field in Okaloosa County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

A-26 Counter-Invader

 
 
A-26 Counter-Invader Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, November 17, 2016
1. A-26 Counter-Invader Marker
Inscription.
First production model August, 1943
Last flown in combat 9 November 1969
This aircraft memorial is dedicated to all USAF personnel who flew the A-26 in World War II, Korea and Southeast Asia. It especially commemorates all those aircrew members who gave their lives flying in defense of the United States and freedom-loving people everywhere.

Dedicated - 4 July 1970


Additional, nearby marker:
In honor of our comrades
lost in the A/B-26
1961 – 1969

Howard F. Andre John P. Bedal Robert D. Bennett Garry W. Bitton John V. Callahan Jerry A. Campaigne Dwight S. Campbell Anthony F. Cavalli Howard R. Cody Carlos R. Cruz Raphael Cruz Robert C. Davis Charles S. Dudley George “Glen” Duke Paul Foster Cleveland Gordon Louis F. Guillermin George B. Hertlein Vincent J. Hickman Bruce A. Jensen John C. Kerr Atis K. Lielmanis Lawrence L. Lively John H. Mc Clean James Mc Mahon Andrew C. Mitchell Carl B. Mitchell Neal E. Monette Herman S. Moore Burke H. Morgan Ames R. O'Neill Robert E. Pietsch William J. Potter Howard P. Purcell Roberi L. Scholl John F. Shaughnessy Jr. James E. Sizemore Francis E. Smiley Jerry D. Stout Ronald E. Suladie Miles T. Tanimoto
A-26 Counter-Invader image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, November 17, 2016
2. A-26 Counter-Invader
William B. Tully David H. Tyndale Eugene J. Waldvogel Thomas R. White James W. Widdis Thomas H. Wolfe

 
Erected 1970 by the Hurlburt Field Memorial Air Park Council.
 
Location. 30° 24.813′ N, 86° 42.056′ W. Marker is in Hurlburt Field, Florida, in Okaloosa County. Marker is on Cody Avenue. Touch for map. Located at the Hurlburt Field Memorial Air Park and access to the base is restricted. Marker is at or near this postal address: 315 Independence Road, Hurlburt Field FL 32544, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Medal of Honor Recipients (a few steps from this marker); Combat Talon Aircrew S-59 (a few steps from this marker); Combat Talon Aircrew S-01 (a few steps from this marker); Jockey - 14 Memorial (a few steps from this marker); A.A.F. / U.S.A.F. Explosive Ordnance Disposal Memorial (a few steps from this marker); HH-3E "Jolly Green Giant" (a few steps from this marker); Memorial to the USAF Dead in Operation Eagle Claw (within shouting distance of this marker); Spirit 03 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hurlburt Field.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the A-26 Invader. (Submitted on November 18, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
A-26 Counter-Invader image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, November 17, 2016
3. A-26 Counter-Invader

 
Categories. Air & SpaceWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
Additional nearby memorial. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, November 17, 2016
4. Additional nearby memorial.
In honor of our comrades
lost in the A/B-26
1961 - 1969
{List of fallen}
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 1, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 18, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 221 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 18, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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