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Historical Markers in Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas

Clickable Map of Tom Green County, Texas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Tom Green County, TX (91) Coke County, TX (33) Concho County, TX (14) Irion County, TX (7) Menard County, TX (36) Reagan County, TX (9) Runnels County, TX (53) Schleicher County, TX (13) Sterling County, TX (7)  TomGreenCounty(91) Tom Green County (91)  CokeCounty(33) Coke County (33)  ConchoCounty(14) Concho County (14)  IrionCounty(7) Irion County (7)  MenardCounty(36) Menard County (36)  ReaganCounty(9) Reagan County (9)  RunnelsCounty(53) Runnels County (53)  SchleicherCounty(13) Schleicher County (13)  SterlingCounty(7) Sterling County (7)
San Angelo is the county seat for Tom Green County
Goodfellow Air Force Base is in Tom Green County
      Tom Green County (91)  
      Coke County (33)  
      Concho County (14)  
      Irion County (7)  
      Menard County (36)  
      Reagan County (9)  
      Runnels County (53)  
      Schleicher County (13)  
      Sterling County (7)  
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1Texas (Tom Green County), Goodfellow Air Force Base — BT-13A Valiant — Dedicated 15 February 1994
Span: 42 Feet • Speed: 140 MPH Length: 29 Feet • Ceiling: 16,500 Feet Cost: $20,000 • Engine: 1 Pratt & Whitney R-985 Manufactured by Vultee, the BT-13 Valiant almost completely dominated the AAF Basic Pilot Training program during WWII. Called . . . Map (db m12029) HM
2Texas (Tom Green County), Goodfellow Air Force Base — Chaplain, Major General Robert Preston Taylor — U.S. Air Force Chief of Chaplains — September 1962 - August 1966 —
Chaplain Taylor was born in Henderson, Texas, in 1909. He received a bachelor of arts degree from Baylor University, Waco, Texas, in 1933; a master of theology degree from Baylor University, in 1936; and a doctor of theology degree from . . . Map (db m71826) HM
3Texas (Tom Green County), Goodfellow Air Force Base — Charles B. Metcalfe — 18 May 1856 - 11 Dec 1941
This gate marks the east entrance to Glenmore Hall, built by Charles B. Metcalfe as his residence in 1907, about one-quarter mile west of this marker. Metcalfe arrived in the Concho Valley in 1873 at age seventeen from his home in Tennessee. In . . . Map (db m71801) HM
4Texas (Tom Green County), Goodfellow Air Force Base — EC-47 ARDF Operations in Southeast Asia
The aircraft on display is actually a C-47A, serial number 42-108866, but painted and marked to depict an EC-47Q, serial number 43-15204 assigned to the 361st TEWS and 6994th SS in Southeast Asia during 1974. Dedicated to the Silent Warriors . . . Map (db m71799) HM
5Texas (Tom Green County), Goodfellow Air Force Base — Goodfellow Field — 1941
In commemoration of Lieutenant John J. Goodfellow, Jr. who died in aerial combat Sept. 14th 1918 near Metz, France while serving with the A.E.F.Map (db m71797) HM
6Texas (Tom Green County), Goodfellow Air Force Base — RF-4C Phantom II
This reconnaissance aircraft honors the aircrews and imagery interpreters who since World War I, have provided photo imagery intelligence for U.S. fighting forces. As the training center for imagery analysis, Goodfellow Air Force Base has played . . . Map (db m71784) HM
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7Texas (Tom Green County), Goodfellow Air Force Base — RF-4C Phantom II — Dedicated 27 July 1990
Span: 38 feet • Speed: 1,384 mph Length: 62 feet • Ceiling: 55,200 feet Cost: $1,900,000 • Engine: 2 GE J-79 In the early 1960s the USAF developed the RF-4C out of the F-4 Phantom II fighter to reinforce the RF-101 in its tactical . . . Map (db m71785) HM
8Texas (Tom Green County), Goodfellow Air Force Base — RQ-1K Predator — Dedicated 27 May 2009
Span: 48.7 feet • Speed: 70-135 mph Length: 27 feet • Ceiling: 25,000 feet Cost: $1 million • Engine: Four-cylinder Rotax 914F The aircraft on display is the RQ-1K Predator, SN 95-3013. It is a medium-altitude, long-endurance, . . . Map (db m71828) HM
9Texas (Tom Green County), Goodfellow Air Force Base — RQ-4A Global Hawk — Displayed - 9 February 2012
Wingspan: 116.2 ft • Length: 44.4 ft Speed: 400 mph • Range: 1,300+ miles Ceiling: 65,000 ft • Cost: $35 million Northrup Grumman developed the RQ-4 Global Hawk in response to a Department of Defense requirement for a high-altitude . . . Map (db m71771) HM
10Texas (Tom Green County), Goodfellow Air Force Base — T-28A Trojan — Dedicated 30 June 1998
Span: 41 Feet • Speed: 283 MPH Length: 32 Feet • Ceiling: 25,200 Feet Cost: $123,000 • Engine: 1 Wright R-1300 From 1950 to 1957 North American Aviation manufactured 1,948 Trojans to replace the T-6 trainer, delivering the "A" Model to the Air . . . Map (db m12026) HM
11Texas (Tom Green County), Goodfellow Air Force Base — T-6G Texan — Displayed 14 April 2005
Wingspan: 42' 0" • Max. Speed: 205 mph Length: 29' 6" • Service Ceiling: 23,200' Cost: $27,000 • Engine: P&W R-1340 w/600 hp North American Aviation manufactured more than 15,000 "Texans" before production ceased in the early 1950's. . . . Map (db m71788) HM
12Texas (Tom Green County), Goodfellow Air Force Base — TB-25N Mitchell — Dedicated 11 November 1983
Span: 68 Feet • Speed: 275 MPH Length: 53 Feet • Ceiling: 25,000 Feet Cost: $96,000 • Engine: 2 Wright R-2600 Named for air power advocate Gen Billy Mitchell, the North American B-25 medium bomber entered service in 1941. The first aircraft to . . . Map (db m12033) HM
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Sep. 27, 2022