THE MONUMENT WAS BUILT AROUND THE LARGEST NUCLEAR BOMB THE UNITED STATES EVERBUILT.

STRATEGIC AIR COMMAND MONUMENT-NAVAL AIR STATION FORT WORTH

HISTORY OF THE MONUMENT

STRATEGIC AIR COMMAND MONUMENT WAS BUILT IN 2007 TO HONOR THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO SERVED AT CARSWELL AIR FORCE BASE WITH THE STRATEGIC AIR COMMAND.  B-36 PEACEMAKER MUSEUM IS THE CUSTODIAN OF THIS MONUMENT.  THE 15-MEGATON BOMB HOUSING IS OF THE LARGEST NUCLEAR BOMB BUILT. THE B-36 BOMBER WAS THE ONLY AIRCRAFT THAT COULD CARRY IT AND COULD CARRY TWO. IT WAS 25 FEET LONG AND WEIGHED 42,000 POUNDS. NO GOVERNMENT MONEY NOR PERSONNEL WERE USED IN THE MAKING OF THIS MONUMENT.

B-52 FLYOVER OF SAC MONUMENT

THE MONUMENT WAS DEDICATED ON 19 OCTOBER 2007.

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