First Aero Squadron

First Aero Squadron (HMO6I)

Location: Texas City, TX 77590 Galveston County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 23.561', W 94° 53.567'

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First tactical air unit, U. S. Army; was stationed here 1913-1915 during U. S. border troubles caused by revolution in Mexico. The 7 planes, 5 officers, and 21 enlisted men were not in combat, but made aerial maps and achieved a long distance flight record.
HM NumberHMO6I
Year Placed1968
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
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Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 3:37am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 316326 N 3252982
Decimal Degrees29.39268333, -94.89278333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 23.561', W 94° 53.567'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 23' 33.66" N, 94° 53' 34.02" W
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Area Code(s)409, 281
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2133-2153 Texas City Dike Rd, Texas City TX 77590, US
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