Nov 11, 2018
ARIA Alumni attended the Walkersville Veterans Day Ceremony. Walkersville “adopted” the crew of AGAR 23 and added their names to their veterans’ wall in Memorial Park. They honored the crew by giving the AGAR 23 Memorial Association a set of bricks with the crew’s names.
March 5, 2018
Granite placed. AGAR 23 Memorial construction is COMPLETE!
Jan 11, 2018
23 Memorial Association, LLC, sent this press release to Walkersville area media outlets.
Dec 12, 2017
JD Brewer (ARIA Systems Analyst) and Rug Wilson (ARIA Crew Chief & Expediter) transported the granite podium, bronze plaque, and meditation bench from Dayton, OH, to Walkersville, MD.
Nov 27, 2017
Walkersville Parks & Rec. added the flag, flagpole, and solar light.
Sep 26, 2017
Walkersville Parks & Rec. poured concrete slab and approaching sidewalk.
Sep 23, 2017
Ceremonial Ground Breaking and Internment of Parts recovered from AGAR 23
Heritage Farm Park, 9238 Devilbiss Bridge Rd, Walkersville, MD 21793
A small group of men and women from AGAR 23’s home unit, the 4950th Test Wing, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, family members, and residents of the Walkersville community gathered to inter parts from the aircraft. These parts were found years after the crash in the fields around Walkersville. The parts were placed beneath a concrete slab that will support the granite monument.
April 14, 2017
Resurgence of interest in the goals of a Walkersville Site Marker effort.
Discussion began to bring the project back to life.