Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Donaldson Air Force Base



Marker ID: SCHM 23-26
Location: on Exchange St, Greenwood, SC
County: Greenville
Coordinates: N 34° 45.131    W 082° 21.447
  34.75218333    -82.35745
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

Greenville Army Air Base opened on this sight in 1942 and trained B-25 Bomber crews during World War II.Emphasizing air transport after 1945 and renamed Donaldson Air Force Base in 1951,it was home to C-124 transports and called "The airlift capitol


Notes:

Two sided - Captain John O.Donaldson
One of two identical markers on the base