33rd Fighter Wing Memorial, Eglin AFB


This memorial was dedicated on June 25, 1997 to the twelve airmen from the 33rd Fighter Wing who lost their lives at the Khobar Towers, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia as a result of the terrorist bombing on June 25, 1996. The 33rd Fighter Wing has held a Memorial Service here every year since it's dedication.




General Richard Hawley, Colonel Gary Dylewski (both seated) and  Chaplain, Colonel LaVerne Schueller


The lighting of the Eternal Flame by

A1C Joshua E. Woody

Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Cochran




      Click on the individual names below to view  their memorial panel.
      MSgt Kendall K. Kitson, Jr. TSgt Daniel B. Cafourek TSgt Patrick P. Fennig
      TSgt Thanh Van Nguyen Sgt Millard D. Campbell SrA Earl F. Cartrette, Jr.
      SrA Jeremy A. Taylor A1C Brent E. Marthaler A1C Brian W. McVeigh
      A1C Peter J. Morgera A1C Joseph E. Rimkus A1C Joshua E. Woody


On June 25th, 2000, the seven other airmen killed at Khobar Towers were added at the base of the Eternal Flame.

Capt. Christopher J. Adams

Capt. Leland T. Haun

MSGT Michael G. Heiser

SSGT Kevin J. Johnson

SSGT Ronald L. King

A1C Christopher B. Lester

A1C Justin R. Wood