1st Fighter Group

1st Fighter Group (HMHGQ)

Location: Riverside, OH 45431 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 46.76', W 84° 6.821'

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Dedicated to the memory
of
those who served and
those who gave their lives
defending
our precious gift of
freedom

Oldest fighter organization
in the
United States Air Force

1st Pursuit Group
May 1918

1st Fighter Group
May 1941

1st Tactical Fighter Wing
October 1970

Squadrons
17th, 1917-1940 · 27th, 1917-
71st, 1941- · 94th, 1917-
95th, 1917-1927 · 185th, 1918-1919

Campaigns

World War I
Lorraine · Champagne · Champaign-Marne
Aisne-Marne · Oise-Aisne · St Mihiel
Meuse-Argonne

World War II
Air Combat Europe-Africa-Mediterranean Theater
Air Offensive-Europe · Algeria-French Morroco [sic]
Tunisia · Sicily · Naples-Foggia
Anzio · Rome-Arno · Normandy
Northern France · Southern France
North Apennines · Rhineland
Central Europe · Po Valley

Decorations
Croix de Guerre with Palm
94th Aero Squadron

Distinguished Unit Citations;
Italy Aug. 25, 1943
Italy Aug. 30, 1943
Ploesti, Rumania May 18, 1944

Memorial designed by
Warren Perryman
27th Fighter Squadron

Dedicated September 1986
Details
HM NumberHMHGQ
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Year Placed1986
Placed By1st Fighter Association
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Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 8:37pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 747185 N 4407251
Decimal Degrees39.77933333, -84.11368333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 46.76', W 84° 6.821'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 46' 45.60" N, 84° 6' 49.26" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1870-1898 Spaatz Cir, Riverside OH 45431, US
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